December 16, 2009 New York
Victoria Bartlett focused on reworking classic VPL pieces for pre-fall, updating the shape of her signature crisscrossing Breaker tank and adding an asymmetrical bra to her popular line of underpinnings. Slouchy trousers and an oversize blazer cut in a dressy silk is her off-kilter answer to the suit; it's not exactly boardroom attire, but her creative-class customers will surely approve. Versatility has been an important talking point this season, and Bartlett whipped up one of the most all-purpose looks we've seen: a soft jersey long-sleeve shirt and legging loungewear set that's comfortable enough to sleep in but can morph into streetwear when paired with one of her draped skirts.
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