Tadashi Shoji’s Fall collection was different from the looks that I have dug so far.(see Nicholas K and Corey Lyn Calter prev.). The vision was dramatic for sure but in a different way.
I am smacked in the fashion face with lace overlays, tasseled fringe, lush velvet and upholstery like prints (in a good way). The vision, and what I assume was the inspiration, was the Roaring 20’s era, flappers and maybe a dash of The Great Gatsby? Any way you slice it, I am moved… to want to buy it for the imaginary black tie event that I have on the schedule.
Let’s just say that I have never been so inspired by velvet. I am serious.
What do you think of the collection? Would you take it or leave it?