Aug 03, 2018 | By Nicole McLennan
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New York: Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra looked back to 1994, the year they met, and the eclectic styles they saw on the streets of New York at that time. Structured coat dresses paired with alpaca gloves and hats seemed to conjure Upper East Side ladies, while Matsuda-striped sequin pieces would have appealed to the club kids. The duo still offered the draped jersey dresses for which they’re known, but they closed the show with a series of floor-length sweater dresses that looked fresh and also incorporated their signature flattering draping.
Color: Poppy red / Mint green / Heather grey & anthracite / Vivid purple / Hunter green / Soft peach / Copper and orange
Key Items: Coat dress / Draped jersey dresses / Sequin-encrusted separates / Long knit dresses
Print + Pattern: Eco-friendly Airdye for Matsuda-like stripes
Materials: Jersey / Medium-gauge sweater knits / Fluid satin / Firm wool suitings
Details + Trim: Draping and gathering / Self-belts / Sequin embellishments / Cowl necks
Accessories + Footwear: Peep-toe platform hybrids / “Animal-friendly” Alpaca fur pillbox hats, scarves and mittens
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