May 23, 2012 New York
She also dabbled with perforated leather, which toughened up feminine separates like a hoop skirt and a cropped ivory blazer. The same material lent itself well to a sleek, lightweight motorcycle jacket, shown with a chiffon dress. In the past, Fetherston has been known for her frills, but the highlight here was a simple dress, in solid black, red, and navy, with a peplum tulip waist, which has already garnered a lot of attention from retailers. That piece, hand in hand with a Web site relaunch planned for June 5 and a more vigorous e-commerce strategy, is enough to make you believe that it's not just the designer's Resort collection that's looking bright.