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The brand targets a contemporary consumer, and she’d look great in the white collars on black fitted minidresses _ one in lace and the other shredded silk on the bodice. Think naughty schoolgirl.

Different textures were all over the place, but with the palette strongly rooted in black with touches of cream, gray and navy, and pops of bright lipstick-worthy pink and red, there was enough consistency to be interesting, not chaotic.


He punctuated earth tones of olive, brown, gray and black with bright orange and teal in a collection influenced by menswear in fabric and cut.

A loose olive silk georgette tunic was paired with close-to-the-body leather pants. Models walked in modest shirt and coat dresses, and wool jumpsuits.

Azria rolled out some outerwear that included a felt, hooded cape in olive and a wool scarf worn over one shoulder and belted at the waist.

A gray wool sweater was also belted over a flowing apricot satin skirt.

Jennifer Love Hewitt, who wore a red Azria dress in the front row, saw glamour for any occasion. “You can dress it up or you can dress it down, and it’s sort of the all-day glamour,” she said.


Associated Press Lifestyles Editor Lisa Tolin and writers Caryn Rousseau and Leanne Italie contributed to this story.