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It's not often that a collection presentation takes on the air of a full party during fashion week, but last night at Alice + Olivia, they killed two birds with one stone and threw a bash around the models.
The evening began with socialite Tinseley Mortimer stepping out of her town car amidst paparazzi. The evening was spent attempting not to spill drinks on Leigh Lezark's hairy red jacket and ogling the Alice + Olivia for Keds sequin high-tops donned by pop-rap demi-monde celeb Mickey Avalon and a few of the models.
Alice + Olivia totally stuck to what they do best: party dresses to the max. Serious sparkle?like a bodice completely studded in rhinestonesand femininity (hello, feather skirt) reigned, finished off with mini top hats or fascinators and even a nod to vintage with back-seamed hosiery. Models posed on swinging benches or underneath trees, and this environment paired with the dewy-eyed models in prom up-dos lent a very innocent, almost high school dance feel to the collection.
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