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Saturday, February 13, 2010
Cushnie Et Ochs - the fall 2010 Collection - Serious fashion
TEXT, VIVIAN G. KELLY VAN ZUTPHEN & LAURA WOOD
The desigers got off to a strong start with a simple black wool dress
with a pony skin back panel that set the tone for was to come.
There were texture, and leather treatments that reminded us of Alexander McQueen, including slashing, cobweb tops and the lean and sharp silhouettes we've come to associate with McQueen's fashion-as- art
We witnessed the seemingly impossible, feathers that looked neither vieille femme [translation: old lady] or costume-y.
The cream silk tee with the ostrich feathers looked anything but old-fashioned. The designers used the tiny down
feathers instead of the usual foot long blackones you see at the
Thks show grabbed us and held our complete attention from
start to finish. We can't wait for the next installment in September.