September 06, 2008 New York
Following suit, the clothes were somewhat underwhelming, with lots of black sporty separates edged in various places with a strip of triple stripe. These are the things that will presumably stock the shelves of Y-3's soon-to-be two New York stores. (A second one opens in Soho this Tuesday.) The Yohji direction was evident in some places: crinkled-mesh T-shirt dresses, some layered over striped or logoed tees; patch-pocketed dirndl skirts worn with bright tops; and the interesting idea of sliced shoulders and hanging sleeves. The show ended with a pair of brides, sneakers on and veils held in place by oversize baseball caps, mixing French tradition with American insanity. We'll call the look La Mariée Runaway.