September 08, 2009 New York
Inspired by coastal Maine, where she vacations, the designer had functionality and an active element in mind. That might explain the plethora of skorts—in all sorts of variations—that dominated the show and made it feel, at times, repetitive and in need of further editing. Still, there were plenty of covetable daytime separates, some with a vaguely fifties camping feel. Comey was cheered on by the sun, which obligingly came out halfway through her alfresco affair—though a trio of smart raincoats demonstrated that she was prepared for any contingency.