May 23, 2019 | By Alice Gividen
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SUGAR + SPICE
London: Inspired by “starlets, showgirls, beauty pageant winners, models, and princesses” this season, Meadham Kirchoff designers Ed Meadham and Ben Kirchhoff presented a saccharin sweet collection of short, girlish looks. A playful palette of apple red and cotton candy pastels played up the theme along with vintage cartoon imagery and teddy bear-shaped pockets. Fabrics ranged from playtime plaid shirtings to a lovely laser-cut satin resembling broidery anglaise. -Anna Jane Davis
Silhouette: Girlish + Mini
Color: Primary red / Turquoise / Pastel Aqua / Pale Yellow / Cotton Candy Pink
Key Items: Pleated mini skirt / Cutesy cardigan / Brief shorts / Shift dress
Materials: Fine knits / Laser-cut satin / Silk / Piqué / Cotton shirtings / Marabou
Print + Pattern: Checkerboard / Plaids
Details + Trim: Ribbons + bows / Ruffles / Cartoon graphics / Appliqués / Scalloped edges / Intarsia designs
Accessories + Footwear: Sheer, pointelle and ribbed hosiery — knee socks, thigh-highs and stockings / Budoir-inspired platforms with marabou pompoms
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