June 18, 2008 New York
"I just want everything to be easy," said Adam Lippes of his ADAM Resort collectionnot surprising from a designer who began with T-shirts. But here Lippes achieved T-shirt ease with khaki cotton sateen cut into a smart little dress or cropped pantsuit; great pieces like a quilted bolero with tulle-covered crystals (still refreshingly simple in all white); and maxi dresses in buttery jersey or featherweight taffeta. Despite his vacation bent, the designer stressed the wear-now factor, particularly in multitasking knits that will be right for Barbados and the Bowery.
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