Marchesa was the most anticipated show of the week for me and once again, they didn’t disappoint. The New York Public Library made for a fitting venue for the kind of artistry and craftsmanship Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig produce. I loved the way the room was set up: islands of seats arranged so the models had to weave their way around them, then return from different angles, giving us ample opportunity to view the entire look. The full picture is entirely necessary. Marchesa’s beading, appliqué, lace, and embroidery details are always exquisite, but this collection puts an emphasis on dimension. Sculptural shapes (like 3D protusion and eye-catching angles) display couture-level expertise and create focal points for your eyes to marvel.
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