Jenni Kayne Spring 2013
A series of colorful garments tinged with surf culture formed the bulk of Jenni Kayne's Spring 2013 collection. Kayne staged an intimate presentation and talked with editors and other guests while a team of three models posed in a selection of impeccably tailored suit separates and dresses whose colors (sunny yellow and saturated pink) echoed vivid seaside sunsets. A colorblocked dress and jacket combined deep shades of red, blue, and orange in an unexpectedly pleasant mix, while stripes of varying widths covered black and white trousers, shirts, and skirts. The designer's surfing inspiration touched other garments a little more literally: a sporty gray jacket with a drawstring waist and a midriff-baring sleeveless top, in what Kayne's show notes called an "ethnic inspired print," were perfectly primed for the beach.