October 06, 2001
Referencing "The St. Tropez of Veruschka and Jane
Birkin, San Francisco's Summer of Love and the
London of Bianca and Mick Jagger," Clements Ribeiro
traveled back to the days of haute bohemia with
diagonal-panel peace-and-love skirts, off-the-shoulder
prairie tops and ruffle-cascade chiffon dresses.
Though these hippie classics have become overly
familiar of late, several of Clements Ribeiro's pieces
had verve to spare. There was a great fringed
poncho dress, several naively embroidered skirts and
jeans, and a series of star-studded, sporty cashmere
Rounding out the equation were lavishly fringed
sandals and totesthe first installments in Clements
Ribeiro's just-launched accessories line.