2011 Spring/Summer Collections

Ports 1961's Spring 2011

PORTS 1961 SS 2011 presentation

Ports 1961's Spring 2011 Drawing inspiration from the contrasts of jagged geometric forms against the sensuous curves of sand dunes, Fiona composes robust silhouettes that encompass delicate, fluid shapes in both draped and tailored pieces. Her innovative mirage - layering techniques produce a color degradé evocative of twilight desert skies, while artful embellishments suggest the fragile beauty of natural minerals. Iridescent crystals adorn evening wear, while luminescent granular film applied to fabric through heat treatment offers a modern interpretation of applique, further revealing the collection's contemporary spirit.
Leifsdottir's spring collection

Leifsdottir: Spring/Summer 2011

Leifsdottir, Spring/Summer 2011 Leifsdottir, a luxury brand for Anthropologie, is one of five retail brands owned by Urban Outfitters. The clothing has been described as 'hip' and 'kitschy' and focuses on luxurious appeal to the bohemian or hipster shopper.
Tadashi Shoji Spring 2011. Photo Credit: Kristen Colapinto

Tadashi Shoji S/S2011 Presentation

One of the first presentations that I had the pleasure of viewing at the Lincoln Center was designer, Tadashi Shoji's. For this presentation, the models stood beneath white trees dressed in pale gowns of muted blushes, soft lilacs and golds; crinkled silk chiffon, ruffled organza and lace. In their presence - a sea of photographers anxious to catch their shot vied for the perfect, front row spot and the designer himself mingled in the crowd excitedly speaking of his work:
Trina Turk: “Palm Springs Eternal”.

Trina Turk: “Palm Springs Eternal”

Spring 2011 Vignettes “Palm Springs Eternal” Trina Turk recently brought Palm Springs/SoCal to New York City! Celebrating her 15th anniversary in business, Turk payed homage to the first retail boutique which opened in Palm Springs. For her spring 2011 collection, Turk displayed swimwear and ready-to-wear clothing in a variety of scenes created throughout the showroom including the pool party, the backgammon game and the lovers' romp.