Costello Tagliapietra Fashion Show Fall 2010 New York Fashion Week
Runway Review: Costello Tagliapietra gave their Barney’s babes an assortment of polished looks that had a somewhat off-kilter, slightly relaxed and inventive zest that made for a strong outing
For Fall 2010, design duo Costello Tagliapietra– Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra– known for their immaculate takes on classic Grecian draping cited Japan and the early work of it’s most iconic designers, Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo as influences, giving their Barney’s babes an assortment of polished looks that had a somewhat off-kilter, slightly relaxed and inventive zest that made for a strong outing.
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Working with a palette of soothing desert tones, this collections lightness and somber sophistication beautifully hit upon next season’s call for a cleaner direction while taking the label in a zone that felt decidedly less precious and more universal in appeal and versatility.
Here, each look had an enviable wearability, and not just for cocktail hour, draping was sliced into panels that created focus points and sculptural folds, creating a strong foundation for fall layering that’s anything but ho-hum. – Naveed Hussain, VagabondNYC
Photos: Costello Tagliapietra
Andrea Perini & Naveed Hussain | Team VagaBondNYC- Andrea Perini is a free-lance stylist and the founder and creative director of VagaBondNyc.com, the avant-garde vintage clothing destination specializing in clothing and accessories from the 60s-90s. Andrea buys, styles & shoots everything and feature's her well-edited archive in monthly vintage-only fashion editorials where every item is for sale. As fashion industry veterans, they edit their vintage buys to reflect their understanding of contemporary fashion's indebtedness to its past.
Before launching Vnyc, Andrea worked in fashion editorial at Harper's Bazaar, Elle and New York Mag and finally for (then senior fashion editor) Camilla Nickerson at Vogue assisting her on all of her commercial projects including ads for Chanel, YSL, Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, and Narciso Rodriguez. Naveed Hussain, assistant fashion editor, has a BA in art history and is Andrea’s assistant stylist and general assistant at Vagabondnyc. Naveed also covers fashion, music and art for VNyc's blog's readers and has unlimited access to current and future fashion news & trends. He has worked as a buyer and has styled for The Dallas Morning News, The Chicago Tribune, and The New York Times. More information, including press links: VagaBondnyc.com