June 11, 2009 New York
Nineties minimalism was one of Jenni Kayne's talking points for Resort, which the L.A. native explored by way of her laid-back, SoCal-cool aesthetic. Translation: oversize sheer tees, miniskirts, and tank dresses in a neutral palette shot through with Day-Glo green and yellow. Some pieces—shapeless striped cover-ups, for example—were way too casual, and Kayne was on firmer ground when she notched up the sophistication, as in a cap-sleeve button-front shirt paired with a high-waisted neon pencil skirt. Also on point were structured pieces given a twist: tailored vests worn like dresses, and a trenchcoat knotted loosely in the front to create a subtle draping effect.
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