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"In many ways, the collection felt close in spirit to last spring’s outing, with a major emphasis on colorblocking and a clean, graphic sensibility. This time, however, their Japanese muse led them to looser, more organic shapes. Jackets were cut kimono-style, with generous sleeves; pants came loose and knotted at the waist. Of course, Gill and Adams have a way of pushing wanderlust and exotic inspirations toward ultramodern territory." —WWD
"The spring collection, inspired by the Japanese woodblock artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi, included a lot of tank tops made like scuba wet suits and tight knit sweater dresses, in white or navy, with pleated skirts. A few editors were troubled by how much a white dress looked like one by Azzedine Alaïa, but a designer can have worse idols. Ms. [Ikram] Goldman seemed to love the whole thing.
'I loved the dresses,' she said. 'I loved the colors. I loved the knits with the pleated skirts. I loved the necklaces?' and then she was headed off in the direction of backstage to tell the designers so." —On the Runway, NY Times