2007 September 11
Tibi - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2008
Tibi’s Spring ‘08 collection features the ikat prints and safari leanings seen on several runways this season. Amy Smilovic cited her inspiration as “a terribly chic American ingénue traveling throughout Africa, she’s starring role in a Tennessee Williams play set in the Kalahari.” Her muse is a young Elizabeth Taylor, and the innocent-meets-sexy attitude is evidenced in the collection, from a white strapless bustier top pair with a serene grey knee-length skirt to a green gingham bra-top paired with a full skirt with oversized pockets, an adorable outfit fit reminiscent of any Lolita figure, feminine and boyish at once. Long dresses in bright yellow, green, and a multi-colored tropical print convey the effortless sensuality of this season’s Tibi girl.