Fashion Week

Afro-Cuban Flair at Tracy Reese

Now, here’s a designer who doesn’t shrink from color. Michigan native Tracy Reese cited Afro-Cuban influences as the guiding light behind her vibrant, floral-laden collection, shown Sunday at Lincoln Center. A three-piece percussion group walloped away as models hit the runway in raffia-embroidered jackets, girly jacquard dresses and tough gladiator sandals. While Reese didn’t send a cat down the runway this season, a different sort of surprise came from graphic flower tattoos, strategically placed on models’ shoulders and calves.

Mary O’Regan

  • Cookie September 10, 2013, 11:27 am

    I love the colors of the clothes but seriously – I want every single pair of shoes on this runway!

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