September 13, 2010 New York
Sometimes the best thing is right under your nose. What does Roy's customer want? They want to look like her—forever polished and noticeably stylish yet never silly. And today the designer quieted some of the unnecessary flourishes that sometimes get in her way and instead let a mix of jewel brights and bold prints do the talking on slim shifts, loose dolman-sleeve blouses, and flaring skirts. Two peplum bustiers trussed superfluously over button-down shirts were the sole exceptions. "The intention is to grow with every collection," said Roy. Consider this a nice little spurt.