At an intimate presentation in his Garment District studio, Stephen Burrows confined himself to 21 looks, several of them shearlings from his debut line for Mo Lajé. Those outerwear pieces aside, he zeroed in on the jersey and satin dresses for which he's long been known, keeping the palette simplemonochrome or color-blocked wine red, sage green, slate gray, and blackand the silhouettes streamlined.
Anna Cleveland, Pat's model daughter, got to wear the choice looks, including a mock turtleneck dress with slightly padded shoulders that was both soft and tough at once. The standout evening numbers were a keyhole-neck black satin gown with a low-on-the-waist beaded sash, and a one-shoulder brown satin goddess dress. As for those shearlingsthe best of which was a collarless cropped jacket in silver leafthey looked tailor-made for his minimal frocks.