2009 September 16

Rodarte - New York Spring 2010

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(NEW YORK) What do Kate and Laura Mulleavy do after the greatest acknowledgment of their still young careers this past June? They burn their collection. "Laura and I built this collection around the idea of a girl that spontaneously combusts and turns into a vulture," explained Kate. "This was a transformation and we burned a lot of the collection, while the L.A. fires were happening at the same time." The result was a spectacular and the original display completing with fog, sky-high Nicholas Kirkwood shoes, and sandpaper. Spring in Rodarte's world consisted of blood reds, edgy browns, and shiny blacks. The duo utilized everything from signature lattice-work fabric to glass to reconstructed leather to produce a collection that perhaps is their most accomplished yet.