De La Renta de­sign­ers bring sto­ried theme to new col­lec­tion

The Chatham Daily News - - LIFE -

While dresses and skirts had a paint splat­ter ef­fect, the theme even ex­tended to the stiletto shoes: The heels looked like the stems of black paint brushes.

New tech­niques be­ing used by the la­bel in­cluded laser-cut leather, Gar­cia said, along with the denim, part of an ef­fort to ex­pand the clien­tele and the ap­peal of the brand.

For tra­di­tion­al­ists, there were red car­pe­tready gowns that de­fine the brand’s im­age, like strap­less gowns in tulle with full skirts and even a ruby-dyed mink coat.

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