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Tadashi Shoji: Ecru and Ivory Eveningwear For Real Women

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Eveningwear designer Tadashi Shoji is not known for creating avant garde or edgy fashions—instead, he excels at making beautiful gowns that flatter real women. The designer even has dedicated petite and plus-size lines. This may explain why quite a few of the guests at his presentation today were not your typical fashion week size twos, but rather tens or possibly even (gasp, horror of horrors) twelves.

Tadashi's spring 2011 collection of mostly ecru and ivory dresses looked beautiful on the majority of the models, but oddly enough, a couple of them were so thin, that they looked a bit orphaned in the designs—check out the photos.

Sherri Shepherd, Alfre Woodard, J. Alexander and Robert Verdi all attended the Tadashi Shoji runway show in February. The audience for this season's smaller presentation, inspired by the 15th Century Frescos of Piero Della Francesca and Botticelli, was less celeb' heavy, but did include comedienne Aisha Tyler and Entourage's Dania Ramirez, both dressed in Tadashi.
· Tadashi Shoji [Official Site]
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Tadashi Shoji Spring 2011

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