February 14, 2012 New York
That's not to say he's gone completely hourglass on us. Krakoff still believes in pantsuits, and they worked best here when they stood on their own, without the unnecessary bulk of the cropped, hooded vests he showed with some of them. The two ivory styles toward the end of the show made a big impact. Knits are another important part of his burgeoning business. Fur patches on the sleeves of one and a leather front panel on another upped the special factor.
Two categories were mostly absent on his runway. He showed only three bags in 30 looks—all of them in alligator. And he opted out of cocktail attire and evening dresses entirely. No matter: His daywear held up to the added scrutiny.