2009 February 16

Jonathan Saunders - New York Fall 2009

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(NEW YORK) Every season, Jonathan Saunders’ collection attracts a limited number of editors and buyers somewhere between 10th and 12th Avenues. The seating is clever, the venue is small, and the music usually intergalactic. One wonders if someday, outside of his well-heeled and faithful cult of followers, the wider fashion world will be clued into Saunders’ work. For the third straight New York season, the Scot confidently delivered a collection that was truly unique, challenging, and gutsy. “Jonathan has great sensibility of graphics, attitude with color, and this collection is truly unique,” raved Roopal Patel. “Sparkle in the shoes is exactly what we need right now.” Indeeed, Saunders presented a collection that looked like it was inspired by both Kazaks and Martians. The ripe red dresses were showstopping, mini dresses winning, the prints attractive, and the shoes almost stole the show. Model Lara Stone could barely walk in her shiny accessories co-designed with Louboutin that looked like Dorothy’s ruby slippers on architectural acid. (There's already imaginary waiting list for their ownership.)