The vibe was definitely “Cali Style” on Friday, as Mark Tango and Estel Day of Mark and Estel embraced the insouciance of LA amid their new song “Malibu Anthem” for a Spring/Summer 2015 collection of all cotton that emulated leather, silk, wool and metal and is completely, 100% Made in the USA.
Jeans were hot and rockin’. The result was effortless, youthful and cool. And that was just the designers themselves! The actual clothes were slim-silhouetted for jeans, short for skirts, floaty and dropped-hemmed for rock-festival-perfect tops. The requisite designer bow at the end of the runway encompassed instead a live performance of their anthem, much to the delight of the normally jaded fashion crowd.
Real Housewife of NY Soja Morgan was front and center, with her Image Guru, Montgomery Frasier, close at hand when congratulating the duo backstage.