INSPIRATION: A love letter to West Coast arts and crafts
TOP LOOKS: Earthy printed brown-and-blue one-shoulder dress; featherlike leather skirt; brown leather jacket with printed bra top and shorts
ACCESSORIES: Flat leather strappy sandals, high tan suede knee-high boots, large leather cross-body bags
WHO WAS THERE: Julia Jones, The Misshapes, Lou Doillon, Paz de la Huerta
WHAT WE THOUGHT: We know from her namesake ready-to-wear line that designer Sophia Kokosalaki can drape a mean dress. And now, it's clear she can create a supercool vintage-feeling downtown collection. Inspired by a trip out West, Kokosalaki dispatched a line-up of earthy, crafty creations: great leather blazers and bombers, suede shorts, and beautifully printed dresses that on the runway flowed like fluid. Her only misstep may have been the heavy boots and leather pants, meaning this could be mistaken for a fall collection. The pretty prints and way-cool lighter leather jackets, however, will surely put us in a spring mood.
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