2008 September 8

Costello Tagliapietra - New York Spring 2009

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(NEW YORK) It took nearly an hour for the show to actually start, mostly because of hand-painted temporary tattoos on their wrists of models like Agyness and Alana Zimmer. The tattoos reflected the show’s invitation and was complete with their initials. The audience seemed confused and a bit restless - and in the end, very few paid attention to the marker tattoos. The Brooklyn-based duo offered up something better: a very strong collection of handmade dresses, silk tops, and strapless winners. They even masterfully utilized ultrasuede - a material Halston used to conquer. The pastel and turquoise color selection was spot-on, even if shoes were impressive but visibly a bit uncomfortable