Feminine in Work Wear at NY Fashion Week
New Zealand-born designer Rebecca Taylor “put old-school American work wear to work” in her Spring 2014 show at New York Fashion Week on 7 September. “Never mind that she normally dresses young women who can get away with fluttery miniskirts every day of the week, Taylor went for it and it mostly paid off,” Associated Press reported from the catwalk.
“She showed perforated bomber jackets, denim T-shirts and carpenter pants.
“‘Key silhouettes experiment with proportion – crop tops, full trousers and teacup skirts are paired with soft modern volume in rounded sleeve shapes. Very crisp white poplin shirting and geo-eyelet are layered with tactile matelaffe, laminated knits and crystal-encrusted lace,’ the show notes said.
“The crowd in the Chelsea gallery also saw some ‘80s influences and tapped their feet to a remix of [Neneh Cherry’s] ‘Buffalo Stamp’, a 1989 dance hit.”
Taylor lives in New York. Her retail outlets include boutiques in Japan.