Candela SS13

To paraphrase Rick Nelson, I went to a garden party…there was magic in the air.
Strapless pleated lace dress with rose gold gladiator tie-ups

 From Federico Fellini’s quote on the run of show, “No matter what happens, always keep your childhood innocence…” to Candela designer Gabriela Perezutti cooing to

her twin girls, “Look what Mommy made,” as she scooted them around her romantic offerings, that garden party magic created a synergistic energy in the long romantic dresses, Victorian blouses and embellished skirts at the Candela presentation in The Box at Lincoln Center yesterday.

The designer taking her twin girls to see “what mommy made”!

The designer’s Uruguayan roots resulted in folk art embroidery on a gauze tunic, tiers of lace, ruffles and sequins on gowns and long skirts, poppy printed sundresses and lace shorts, all paired with, as Perezutti pointed out, an unexpected shoe, one of the backbones of this collection. Perezutti told editors the collection was about “falling in love.” 
We agree. We absolutely have fallen in love…with Candela!
Deco-inspired hand-beaded dress with mesh ruffles, fringe cognac suede sandals

Ribbon yarn cable knit sweater over hand-beaded sequined gown

Hand-embroidered glass beaded T-shirt, crinkle silk chiffon tiered skirt 
and caramel leather gladiator sandals.

Tiered floral embroidery gown in soft antique tan with Candela’s classic white leather shoe

Embroidered gauze tunic with denim pointed flats

Designer Gabriela Perezutti

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