The design duo walked the catwalk as their bow at the end of their Fall 2011 WTB by Richie Sambora and Nikki Lund show sponsored by Polaroid sunglasses. The collection rocked the house at the Metropolitan Pavilion, capping the Style 360 shows held there throughout the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week that ended tonight.
Of course, leather and black were prerequisites, in all their permutations. My favorite? The sexiest, skinniest black leather cargo pants. Yumbly! Distress and glittered shearling jackets and a tight cut on trousers hit high notes, as did a ruffled and rouched chiffon and taffeta cape and backless silver mesh gown.
My prediction is that this collection, in its third season and gearing up to intro men’s wear next month in Nashville, of all places, is headed straight to the tops of the pops. If this collection were a song. And if retail was a Billboard Chart.
Venezuelan Acosta, one of the newest talents showcased at the car dealer’s venerable showroom, jump started the afternoon, driving home her focus on polyurethane materials. Note Latex-like leggings, far right, and recycled fabric looks like the garbage bag skirted gown, middle.
unveils its Red Dress collection runway show on celebrity models like Suzanne Somers, Eve and other A-listers sashaying in scarlet gowns to lend their efforts to the cause: raising awareness of the number one killer of American women — heart disease.
Who’s ready to watch your weight, lower your cholesterol levels and pump up the volume?!
More MBFW coverage as the week progresses.