Dior hemlines rise and designers use color, black
They made a comeback as pencil skirts and sheaths this season in deep green, white and on-trend vermillion.
ANNE VALERIE HASH
Anne Valerie Hash hit the right spot with her feminine but edgy show, featuring several looks with the top part sliced completely off.
‘‘It was about female self-confidence,’’ said Hash backstage. And the guillotine effect, too?
‘‘Ah, I suppose I also wanted to have some fun.’’
The guillotined materials’ were suspended to the body thanks to a bustier, which gave the shoulders a curious and imaginative trompe l'oeil effect.
High waists and pencil-skirts in many of the 33 ensembles — in indulgent lashings of summer black, power pinks, coral, gold and ‘‘electric anise’’ — gave a structure and confidence to the often super skinny models’ fragile silhouettes.
But Hash — a woman’s woman — didn’t forget the sex appeal too: With stretch chiffon, second skin sequins, stretch leather and satin, many of the looks dripped liquid sensuality.
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