Here you'll find the things and events that inspire and shape the work of New York-based advertising copywriter Katja Bartholmess. A trend spotter, fashion friend, globetrotter and party host, she promises to entertain and delight. -- Tends to be opinionated, so read at your own peril.

Stream of consciousness about Anna Sui

"British school uniform, marching band. 70s, great  prints. PURPLE PURPLE, cardigans, some belted. A-line dresses, black & white. grey. SHINY SILKY. pinstripes., 7/8 length pants. Shorts suits. SHINY SHINY. British schoolboy uniform. Jackets with great detailing, sequines, colors. Cardis EVERYWHERE. 1930s paperboy suits in chic materials. androgynous and girly. patterm clash. orange. BRIGHT. going all out on GOLD. belted dresses. BRIGHT BRIGHT & subdued colors. shiny vs. matte. Seventies knit. Nineties pleated skirts. Forget recession chic. Flowing materials. Paisley-esk. Flowers. Plaid. Marching band jacket closures, blown up -- beautiful. clashing patterns & materials. Don't see a real line. But it's very British, unmistakably Anna Sui."

That's what I punched into my iPhone during the show. And, yes, if the description lacks a certain enthusiasm, it's because it could've been the SS 2008 collection, or the SS 1998 collection. -- I see no development, now WOW factor. But it's cute and inoffensive.

But see for yourself. Here you'll find photos of the majority of the outfits.

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