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Tracy Reese unveiled her flirty and fabulous fall 2010 collection in the Salon at Bryant Park today, to much anticipation and paparazzi fanfare. Throngs of guests were practically pushing at the gates awaiting entry as countless staffers (refreshingly dressed in Tracy Reese colorful floral dresses, as opposed to the usual black) took charge. Flashbulbs exploded when Michelle Williams (formerly of Destiny's Child), Julia Stiles, Kristen Bell and Erin Lucas (who is everywhere and sporting a pouf voluminous enough to make Snooki proud) entered, all outfitted in Tracy Reese and seated in the front row. Former Cheetah Girl and Kardashian dater, Adrienne Bailon was the last to sit, before the lights went down.
The stage was decorated in a Monet-like garden scene and then the lights flickered, teasing the audience before the first look of a black jacquard funnel neck coat strutted out to the thumping music. The 40 looks were a mix of flirty, sexy, feminine and wearable separates and dresses. The mix of colors—shades of purples, blues, and greens, plus rose nudes—was a bright spot in the blacks and greys seen all week. The separates were layered in a sexy and versatile way, mixing lace, fringe, texture, color and fur and leather. We should mention that most of the fur and all the leather are faux. Curiously, though real fur was used for embellishments on collars and sleeves. The designer also gracefully mixes the famed "snood" into the outfits. The last look was a feminine and sexy black strapless lace gown.
The front rows were also a mix of editors and buyers from the top outlets—Vogue, New York Times, plus Bergdorf and Saks. We're sure these sexy, playful and super wearable looks will be all over the magazines pages and stores come Fall.
· Fashion Week Fall 2010 All Coverage [Racked]