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Naeem Khan's Fall 2013 collection was a blend of the art deco of the 1920s and the embellishments of the Ottoman and Byzantine era. The sleek gowns were red-carpet worthy, each with a different feature, such as an open back, high collar, keyhole neckline, long sleeves, sequins, velvet, gold threads, and an intricate print. A decadent glimmer dominated the looks, and one of the beaded gold gowns elicited an audible "wow" from Matt Damon, who attended Khan's show with his wife.
The makeup was intentionally pared down to allow the opulent styles to stand out. Makeup artist James Boehmer from NARS explained that his inspiration was "very Lady Mary Crawley."
—Lauren D. Shinn
· All NYFW Fall 2013 coverage [Racked]