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Monika Chiang Dreams of Flying and Mohawks, Collection Ensues

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"I had this dream for the collection about flying," designer Monika Chiang told us at her Friday afternoon presentation. "For the hair, I had another half-dream where I pictured it: it was a semi-mohawk just from the side, but from the front it was volume." From the looks of it, her dreams came true.

Models stood on podiums in a circle, backed by silhouettes of flying birds. Royal blue and oxblood stood out against autumn mainstays black and camel. Wearable separates like slouchy sweaters and leather pants looked city-ready, while dressier pieces employed luxe embroidery and sheer panels to amp up the sex factor. A lace effect was applied to the side of models' eyes to give a dramatic, mysterious feel. Click through for the full collection.

Images courtesy of Monika Chiang

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