Saturday, October 3, 2009

New York Fashion Week S/S 2010 - Chocheng and Trias

The last runway shows at New York Fashion Week S/S 2010 I saw were Chocheng and Trias. The Trias show took on a space age and structured aesthetic this season as shiny hi-tech fabric and futuristic shapes sashayed down the runway. The palette was neutral, with a tinge of blue. The bottoms were pod-like with some space (both in the spatial and planetary sense) at the back or front. I wonder what you can fit in there. They also look like they could turn into a sleeping bag, in case you need your beauty sleep while jetting off to some inter-galactic soirée. The stand out pieces in this collection are a stone grey hi-tech fabric dress with separate bustier pictured in the first photo and the blue ocean silk organza blouse with a draped back (I love my drapey clothes!), pictured here in the seventh photo with graphite black hi-tech fabric shorts.

For his spring/summer 2010 collection, Cho Cheng was inspired by a combination of Holly Golightly, Frederico Fellini and the Japanese obi. His pieces are structured yet feminine with romantic details. I was completely fascinated by the use of silk petals on the neckline, backside, side of his dresses and tops. They are both whimsical and visually intriguing. Other flattering details include the superbly tailored draping on gowns and suits. The finale piece was a white gown modeled by Coco Rocha, fit for a fairy tale wedding.

Stay tuned for next week....animal instinct.

Muted neutral with structured yet wearable shape.

Green and sulphur yellow gives a pop of color to any outfit.

Gauzy yellow blouse with a pod-like black skirt.

More pod-like structured dress.

Shiny hi-tech black fabric.

An office appropriate look with a futuristic twist.

Gorgeous backside draping, probably the least structured of the entire collection.

Gauzy black dress.

Shiny poddy dress.

Black poddy dress.

Trias finale

White dress with visually enticing draping.

Clean, modern separates.

Subtle draping on a little white dress (LWD).

Silk gown with blue and white contrast.

The amazing backside so artfully draped.

Somehow reminds me of the wicked queen of Snow White in a good way.

This is a suit I won't want to take off.

White mini dress with romantic silk petals down the sides.

Pretty silk petals embellishing the neckline.

The glorious backside.

A variation on the white mini dress with silk petals.

Everyone needs a giant puffy tutu.

The finale piece.

Chocheng finale
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