February 25, 2008 Paris
That came across in a number of sleeveless, V-neck, drop-waist nylon dresses. Worn over slim turtlenecks, they had something of the school uniform about them, save for the artful patchworks of fabrics built into their accordion-pleated skirts. Jersey shifts color-blocked in heather gray and black, and lace frocks in copper or emerald green rounded out an understated collection. Branquinho didn't add much to this season's fashion conversation, but the smart, self-possessed girls who number among her fans will find things to like.