June 01, 2009 New York
Silk shifts with braided satin rope embroidery and wavelike chiffon miniskirts were elements of Adam Lippes' "new take on nautical" for Resort 2010. You might wonder how many fresh explorations of those well-charted waters there could be, but Lippes' easy-breezy maxi dresses in shades of lemon and papaya had us dreaming of the seaside. When paired with cropped trenchcoats and slouchy sweatshirts bearing beaded epauletlike shoulders, the result was a vibrant sportswear collection the "gyp-setting" ADAM girl can pair with the existing contents of her closet or suitcase.
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