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Monday, November 12, 2012

Carlos Miele Spring 2013

carlos miele show opening
carlos miele animal print
 The idea that New Yorkers don't appreciate colors other than black was beaten down at the Carlos Miele Spring 2013 fashion show.  The Brazilian designer opened his Mercedes-Benz fashion week presentation with a dramatically lit model showing the flying 'wings' of printed chiffon in silhouette.

What followed next was a parade of bright green, yellow, white and black celebration of graphic animal prints.  The silhouettes were very sexy and flattering, but elegant instead of trashy.  As in seasons past, the movement of the soft fabrics looked terrific coming down the runway and made fans of the unruly photographer's pit.

Elegant beading embellished many of the dresses.  Long fringed handbags, sexy cutout stilettos and jeweled belts were the accessories of choice for this designer.

Front row fans included Vanessa Williams, Paula Abdul and my favorite new web fashionista, P'trique...
carlos miele final bow
photos by David TW Leung

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