Yesterday was the first day of New York Fashion Week, and I kicked things off in the afternoon with the Tadashi Shoji show at Lincoln Center. For this transitional time between summer and fall I chose to attend wearing an achromatic color blocked casual outfit paired with a vintage clutch, festive snakeskin heels, and purple lip.
Tadashi Shoji likes to use his travels as the main source of inspiration when designing each collection. The Spring/Summer 2013 collection takes on a journey capturing the ultimate wanderlust. The first stop is Venice Beach for a vintage Venetian cuts and embroidered lace as seen in the opening look. The weather out west seemed to have an influence on the collections more casual looks-lace shorts and dreamy trapeze blouses. From there we travel eastward through the desert where, knee length dresses in electric blue and rose have a patchwork print. With the final stop being the ancient capital of Xi'an, that inspired the Victorian era-like sheer romantic tulle gowns.