Donna Karen felt dated. The crinkled silks reminded me of that bad phase we went through five years ago that, while convenient for the lazy and ironless, always looked a bit too hammered together for me. And the antiquey, lingerie-inspired dresses looked still older (and yet still very 2005), but due to their gorgeousness, it probably doesn't matter. They are boidoir and sexy since forever:
|(This and Halston, below, from style.com)|
Perhaps because these were nuances I much preferred at William Tempest:
|(This and below from nymag.com)|
|(I HIGHLY recommend you click to enlarge)|
Because we will have nowhere to wear them but at home in bed, seeing as we'll be working three jobs just to keep ourselves out of debtor's prison.
P.S. Jenny Packham really did a bang up job: