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FASHIONWEEK Fall 2007: A Backstage Video Interview with Tracy Reese. FASHIONTRIBES FASHION BLOG & VIDEOBLOG


In her backstage interview with Reese, Kim Weling learned that her inspiration for this season came from the home decor arena. "I was inspired by a room that was beautifully done with a deliberate use of strong color," says Reese. "It was against glossy black, which I thought was really rich and beautiful. It was very inspirational in selecting the fabrics & the colors in this collection."

Reese also shares some tips and advice for new designers just entering the business!

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Summary:  Tracy Reese successfully portrays a baroque essence and style in her collection, with a detailed and grandeur offering of dresses, coats and separates that exude elegant sophistication.  She reminds us how hosiery can add to the full effect of each look – whether it be striped or dots, they seem to compliment each outfit.  Tracy is one of the top designers out there, now offering a new line of accessories to include shoes, jewelry and handbags.   She has successfully added to her collection and it’s no longer just about the clothes but accessories, too, creating a unified look.

Color Palette: black, bone, cloudy grey, silver, hershey, navy, magenta, strawberry, rose carthane,

Details & Textures: tweed, lamé, boiled wool, grosgrain, tulle, ponti, matte jersey, jacquard, bows, beading, swirling graphic floral, herringbone 

Key Looks:  silver lame paper bag frock, silver tweed flange jacket, black/bone herringbone A-line jacket and pant, taffeta stock frock, back bow coat, jacquard bow waist frock with beaded belt, ponti puff chemise, short sleeve jacket and slender pant, sweater tunic, jacquard smock jacket over stock smock, metallic turtle sweater and beaded skirt, tunic coat, princess coat, cut out frock, dot or stripe hosiery, patent clutch, tri-fold purse

- Kim Weling


(photos: Style.com)

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