December 10, 2008
Nicole Miller turned her gaze to the cosmos for a celestially inspired pre-fall collection in a palette of plum, mustard, and teal. Star-shaped paillettes embellished a printed shift dress, while a stretchy "scuba" jacket with architectural sleeves would fit in on the Enterprise. A series of dresses in jersey and taffeta were manipulated so that elaborate tucks and braids spilled down the fronts. "We just kept on sewing and this is the result," Miller said. If those dresses weren't exactly on theme, what's fashion without a little experimentation?