September 09, 2004 New York
Once proceedings got underway, though, Andrew Harmon quickly soothed his rattled audience with a smartly done, commercially viable collection (his first to include women's as well as men's looks). For the guys, there were neat and polished ensembles, like a black cotton poplin dress shirt worn under an ivory V-neck sweater vest, under a sand check wool jacket. When the palette veered from the neutrals, it went toward redwhich looked boldly stylish in a wool gabardine notched-lapel jacket over a sage-and-white jacquard dress shirt. This show may not have set the worldor, thankfully, the buildingon fire, but there was plenty to warm the retailer's heart.