spring collections: sally lapointe, new york
by Jeremy Danté
while the future of fashion is pending upon us, designers are finding more & more ways to scale back & simplify design. seemingly, there is a divide in fashion. some designers approach show season with a classic style sensibility while others approach with more progressive ideals. of that new school is sally lapointe. making her runway debut for new york fashion week; the sally lapointe label aims to put interestingly thoughtful design into our fashion grips. along the lines of rick owens, kris van assche & gareth pugh; the collection presented combines elements of industrialism & pushes your perception of what is considered fashion. ink stained prints were seen amidst more feminine elements of iridescence. presenting chic black pieces including a full sheer, buttoned gown; the collection is no doubt one of interesting concept & direction. as readers have written in, there is quite a buzz for the lapointe collections in new york city fashion circles. simple & structured; clean & intriguing this collection is one of promise. overall, clear direction & groundbreakingly chic concepts.