February 06, 2013 New York
The King's Road feel manifested as fur-collared coats, abbreviated A-line dresses, and leopard-patterned separates, including a jacquard knit sweatsuit. Paisley showed up as an allover print and isolated as a single overblown petal embroidered on sweatshirts and handbags. The rosettes on a substantial wool lace top echoed the smudgy-edged polka dots on a coordinating skirt. That fabric, from an Italian mill, "captures the romance we were going after," Pozgay said.
What kept it modern was the crispness that, in a few brief seasons, has come to characterize the CFDA Incubator member's aesthetic. Her bright-eyed, prep and vintage-inflected sensibility is Kate Spade and Steven Alan (both early employers) by way of the Brooklyn look. It's wardrobe territory plenty of women will be eager to embrace—particularly if it comes with one of Yestadt Millinery's floppy-brimmed hats.