June 09, 2008
"Activewear meets couture," said Behnaz Sarafpour of her offering for Resort, which skewed entirely to the holiday party circuit. Her pretty sequined and bright jacquard dresses worked the sporting motif subtlythe scooped armholes and neck of a tank dress echoed a wrestler's unitard; a little black dress came with a drawstring waist and zippered neckline. Elsewhere, Sarafpour continued her quest to make classics lighter. A tweed-look shift was in fact made of shredded, embroidered tullethe sort of trickery everyone can love.