June 17, 2008 New York
"Early sixties Liz Taylor, right after Cleopatra," said Barbara Tfank of the starting point for her Resort collection, which was newly skewed more toward going on holiday than heading to a soirée. Though Tfank's work is a slow evolution, there were new elements here that felt right for the seasonan ease in pieces like an unconstructed floral gown with an elegant panel back, and a sportiness in looks like a smart houndstooth jacket and crisp trousers. There were also Tfank staples (all of which would suit her muse well) in jacquard party dresses with sweetheart necklines, a plum double-faced satin suit, and a violet evening coat, made to match La Liz's eyes.
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