INSPIRATION: 1970s classics updated with modern Tory twists
TOP LOOKS: Blue-and-white checked button-down shirt with flared yellow trousers; surfer-in-the-city combo of a Baja paired with gold sequin pants; daintily tiered dress in navy with white trim; three-quarter-length leather skirts with bright flouncy tops
ACCESSORIES: Platform wedges and sandals; statement necklaces galore; jute purses; large carryalls
WHO WAS THERE: Kanye West in a hot-pink blazer (!), plus every well-known editor under the sun
WHAT WE THOUGHT: As a woman who is fashionably astute and also pop-culture savvy, Tory Burch always seems to know what women want to wear right now. For spring, the spirit of the '70s is ringing out like your favorite Donna Summer tune, and the plugged-in designer turned up volume with a parade of fun and funky offerings.
Jackets and coats featured cropped sleeves and, in some cases, bold gold buttons; pants were long and flared or tight and abbreviated; and blouses were billowing but not overwhelming. Bold colors such as navy, persimmon, and gold punctuated the landscape of the presentation, including on the designer herself. Amid a sea of people, the trendsetting Burch shined like the sun in a burnt-orange blouse with a matching leather three-quarter-length skirt.
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