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Word Play

September 9, 2009


New York Fashion Week starts tomorrow!


In the weeks leading up to Fashion Week The Cut asked designers to sum up their spring collections with just one word. I’m sure it’s a difficult task for a designer with lofty visions and a myriad of inspirations to sum up the breadth of their brilliant creations with a single word. Not surprisingly the designers gave some interesting answers.


Some were straightforward (boring?):

Narciso Rodriguez


Some inspired:


Yigal Azrouel


Others poetic:

L’Wren Scott


Several were curious:

Vera Wang

Nicole Miller

Two wedding party perennials attempting “edgy” and “techno” (whatever that means)? These I gotta see.


A few were ambiguous:

Erin Wasson

Jason Wu

Exploring where? Evoking what?


One was silly:

Anna Sui


And my favorite was unique and made me laugh out loud:

Alexander Wang

See the full list of responses at The Cut.

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