Zero + Maria Cornejo
December 09, 2013 New York
Elsewhere, she let the cut and silhouette of her clothes do the talking. Cornejo is known and loved for her easy sack dresses, but here she emphasized her sculptural yet androgynous tailoring; "They're clothes for the girl who reads," she says. "Finishing a book is aspirational right now." The fabrics she's using—stretch hessian and cotton découpé—have a lot of texture, but they're not heavy, a key point for clothes that land in stores in the early part of the summer. It wouldn't be a Maria Cornejo collection without a jumpsuit. This one came with a zip front, so her brainy girl can play the seductress if she wants to.