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2009 Resort: Donna Karan

While Stella McCartney brightened up her resort, Donna Karan lightened things up. The designer called her 2009 resort line, "Bonjour New York." Well, bonjour Donna! This time around, she served up lots of girlie but with understated sexiness. Step into Karan's boudoir and you'll find a gentle color palette; peony, rose, petal, nude, and champagne. With such soft colors, one would imagine a collection far too feminine, but such is not the case.

The irregular silhouettes and heavy fabrics balance out the whispering hues. Black cropped jackets and hefty ruching help ease the femininity, while bows, skirt suits, and feathers feed into it. It may sound complicated, but one look at the ethereal quality of the clothes and it all becomes clear: Donna Karan is injecting fun and flirtiness into resort-wear. And why not? Isn't resort the time to let your hair down?

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Joseisrad Joseisrad 8 years
I Like The Pink One In The Middle
cleegiants cleegiants 8 years
how are in the 2009 collections already. time is going to fast! anyways, cute clothes! and yes, very reminiscent of the Rami's draping. good call ehadams!
ehadams ehadams 8 years
This reminds me of Rami's draping from Project Runway.
emalove emalove 8 years
Hmmm...I love feminine styles, but this might be a little much for me.
RosaDilia RosaDilia 8 years
A very pale compared to past collections.
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