February 24, 2011 New York
Rothko paintings and the peacoat served as jumping-off points. Then Angel added in his signature digital prints, which he said are less precious than those he's done recently. There was a crumpled-paper pattern on a body-con shift cut from modal "that will suck you right up and in." In a tip of the hat to Rothko, it came color-blocked in a palette of purple, burgundy, and yam. Inventive takes on the classic sailor's coat included one with a quirky collared scarf, a mustard-colored felt topper that could be worn straight or flipped around and upside down, and a cropped number with ombré silk taffeta panels attached for a trompe l'oeil effect. While the billowing caftans and jumpsuits in an allover print might overwhelm those who aren't model-tall, Christy sure rocked them here.