New York Fashion Week, Fall 2008: Shipley & Halmos
Highly wearable and modern, these well-tailored pieces feel fresh. At a time when so many designers don't know when to simplify their creations — I'm looking at you Project Runway contenders! — these designs, for men and women, seem just right.
Smart jackets, tulip skirts, and everyday blouses walked through a surreal door stage. A couple colors, plum and canary yellow, provided some pop, while an ivory and black paisley print was whimsy. The simple dresses were the perfect backdrop for some standout jewels. I'm keeping my eyes on these California boys . . .
Click here to see a cool video of the men at work.
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