2009 February 20

Vera Wang - New York Fall 2090

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(NEW YORK) Vera Wang downsized this season, showing her Fall 2009 collection in her new SoHo store instead of Bryant Park, but her designs showed no signs of the change. Predominately black, texture provided interest in the form of wrinkled cotton, strips of bias-cut charmeuse and chiffon pieced together, folds of tissue organza, sequined colorblocks, and-on the tougher side-techno gabardine and scuba. Citing "Peggy Guggenheim and her extraordinary life in Venice" as the inspiration behind the collection, sculpted skirts, oversized suits, and t-shirt dresses (brought back tight to the body with scuba corsets) showed Wang at her elegant, edgy best.