September 08, 2001 New York
The ethnic journey began with serene, austere peasant tunics, but eventually gave way to a crescendo of primary colors. A tongue-in-cheek Jamaican-themed segment consisted of red, black, yellow and green suits; a long column gown was painted with an extraordinary Middle Eastern vista. Model Oluchi, enveloped in layers of multihued chiffon, resembled a nomadic tribal goddess.
Adrover's collection was very beautifuland, as usual, long and uncompromising. Not everything will be for everyone, but at a time when cookie-cutter fashion is increasingly commonplace, Adrover's independent spirit is more relevant than ever.