Those who know me, can attest that to me being very the monochromatic type. I'm one of those that regardless of the time of year, I do a very good Darth Vader impression and suffer through the blazing heat, in all black. Don't get me wrong, I will throw in a splash of red or gray in there every so often, but that's only when I'm feeling really "adventurous". It would take an awful lot of convincing to get me to take a different route, but who knows...
Chinese designers Cynthia and Xiao, came to New York fashion week with just the opposite philosophy that I profess on a daily basis... Be colorful. Their designs made use of a wide range of hues and shades, to create a line that was pleasing to any eye, while not going overboard in color variations, just for the sake of having more colors. It was done in an extremely tasteful and complementary fashion, as not to shock the senses when seen. We have all witnessed an article of clothing, that looked like it was washed along with a box of crayons and then rinsed with an entire artist's palette of watercolors. No thought or consideration to one color's relation to another's. Cynthia and Xiao make it very apparent that they wanted those casts to be there to help accentuate the next.
With a variety of clothing types; skirts, pants, sweaters and outerwear, they were able to display their color choice supremacy, over a great range of occasions. Whether it be in the office, at an outdoor event or during a soirée, Cynthia and Xiao has an ensemble for you.
Now with that said, I might actually have to consider sprinkling in a blue or yellow or green into my closet at sometime in the near future. Thanks Cynthia and Xiao for allowing me to see the error in my ways.