September 06, 2007 New York
Gueron accomplished both in her first three looks, a primary-hued series of dresses with elegant gathered necklines and gently nipped waists that were short enough to be sexy but, in a great silk-cotton, maintained a casual attitude. That push-and-pull was evident throughout the show. Daytime looks that spoke to Gueron's love of the ad hoc, utilitarian garb that artists sport in their studiossuch as linen shifts with patch pockets or baggy, rolled pants topped with a bright smockwere all neatly refined, despite their slightly sloppy origins. As for evening, a belted black chiffon dress with a touch of beading had all the ease of a T-shirt, and made you wonder why anyone would bother with the corset numbers that followed.