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Reem Acra Skids Through the Spring 2013 Runway

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Here's an unexpected reference for Reem Acra, a designer best known for wedding dresses and ballgowns: Motorcycles. Small laser cut-outs across garments that look like actual skid marks and plenty of leather paid tribute to artist Aaron Young, who's been known to use his bike as a paint brush. We're duly surprised.

Also in the spirit of the unexpected, the designer worked her way into dresses and pants for day on top of the usual eveningwear. The former were generally nipped in at the waist and close fitting and subtly sexy in the black, white, and red color palette of moto-heads. She lost the cyclist reference by the time she got to the ballgowns but they certainly didn't suffer for it. Check out everything from skidmarks to graceful silhouettes in all their shimmer and sparkle after the jump.

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