Makeup artists from James Vincent went for doe eyes, windswept cheeks, and dark lashes on all the pretty girls’ faces.
Hair Room Service softened up the asymmetrical look by pinning all the hair off to one side and giving it soft body.
Coral nail polish added Technicolor bittersweetness; delicate Bliss Lau body jewelry added dark edge.
Backstage, stylists belt, ruffle, and tweak outfits so they look a little lived in.
Fall’s footwear trend is punched up with the color du jour: tomato red dress socks with pumps.
Pleet uses goldenrod instead of traditional navy for maritime wear. The preppy Port dress has netting around the midriff.
The other side of the hairdo.
Can’t find Sam Pleet? She’s the one in the hat (always). Behind her, a model wears the Signature Cleves Print Illuminated suit and rust red Walkabout shorts.
Each model is assigned a look and placement for run of show.
Mesh, a fabric once relegated to sports jerseys, is used in delicate silhouettes. The hat is by Tsuyumi.
At presentation, models walked out one by one and stood on a raised platform against a white wall where Pleet’s silent film was projected and looped.
More dainty chain jewelry from Bliss Lau.
Pleet’s strongest collection yet reminded us of leisure wear from the 1950s. Polished, cinched, and laid back.
Pleet collaborated with Osborn shoes, which resulted in soft oxfords heavy on checks and prints. Cri de Coeur, a NYC-based vegan shoe brand, provided the booties and pumps.
It’s a bit of a romantic, melancholy spring, where sand, rust, navy, black, and ivory dominate.