New York Fashion Week Fall '10. Lela Rose's Romatic Constellation

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Summary: The graphite drawings of nighttime skies by Vija Celmins, Hubble telescope images of lunar floors and the craggy landscapes of the Galápagos Islands were the inspiration for the Lela Rose Fall '10 collection. This textural exploration added amazing depth and dimension to her trademark romantic dresses. Noteworthy were the evening cocktail dresses and gowns. Particularly the ivory embossed silk one shoulder draped dress that was truly drool worthy. The two constellation embroidered dresses were simple yet dramatic. For those who came to see the expected procession of girl glam frocks, they did not leave disappointed. The collection was beautiful.

Color Palette: ivory, flame orange, dusty rose, amaranth, grey, liquid mercury, black, onyx


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Fabrics & Textures: silk faille, matelasse, wool, double faced wool, boucle, tweed, cashmere, pebbled gauze, tulle, lace, beading, zippers, moon rock print, constellation embroidery

Key Looks: flame orange cinched waist dress; lagoon print canvas dress; night metallic boucle dress with silk faille molded bodice; cobalt embossed matelasse skirt; ivory embossed silk one shoulder draped dress;  black constellation embroidered faille draped tank dress; asteroid silk one shoulder gown; night sky embroidered gown

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– Lauren Dimet Waters

Photos: NY Mag

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