Fashion Week Shows & Backstage
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Rad Hourani's Spring/Summer offerings took black beyond the realm of basic. The androgynously modern designs with their sleek silhouettes pushed the concept of monochrome into the future while making the idea of a dark palate appealing for the warm weather months. Hourani played with texture - utilizing eye-catching patent leather, rich furs and sheer insets to add visual interest. Graphic striped details on everything from form fitting leather pants to long vests were another inspired touch.

Model selection was every bit as first rate as the clothes themselves - cast by Models.com's own Wayne Sterling, the show featured some of the seasons most wanted newcomers. White hot V cover girl Eniko, opened the show, followed by runway must haves Aline Weber and Siri Tollerod and the enigmatic Adrian Bosch, Rogier Bosschaart and Taylor Fuchs. Daul Kim and Olga Sherer worked the robo-chic slicked back hair while model best friends Karlie Kloss and Ali Stephens, channeled their inner android.


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