For his Fall 2012 collection, Tadashi Shoji was inspired by the ‘Golden Age of Shanghai’, a glamorous world of modernity, transformation, and prosperity that preludes a darker time. Opulent fabrics of lace, chiffon, silk, and velvet were the craft of the silhouettes of drop line waist dresses, column gowns, and extended hemlines.

Brilliant colors of marina and seagrass are exemplified by the natural hues of ginseng and hazel. The collection is a mecca of wealth and sophistication, the “Paris of the Orient” that will forever be a fixture of Shanghai’s identity.

Jane Kratochvil Photography: Tadashi Shoji Fall 2012

Jane Kratochvil Photography: Tadashi Shoji Fall 2012

The photo above was taken by the talented, Brooklyn based photographer Jane Kratochvil.In addition to capturing great fashion on the runway, Jane also specializes in events, portraits, headshots and architectural urban night photography.

See more of Jane’s photos from Tadashi Shoji’s Fall 2012 Runway Presentation after the jump.

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Jane Kratochvil’s amazing photographs of New York City are frequently published online and have recently been seen in various print publications and promotional pieces. Jane is also credited as a headshot and events photographer for such clients as Coyne Public Relations, Cutler Salon for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, The Wall Street Journal, and the DUMBO Arts Council.

Please contact Jane at or call at 718-791-7177 for rates.