"" wondermomo: PLENTY BY TRACY REESE Cowl Back Top

Friday, April 9, 2010


We all know the value of vitamin C, so why not bring its benefits to your wardrobe with this splash of a flame-colour from Plenty by Tracy Reese?
From the front, this fitted top looks simple and clean with a high rounded neckline. But in the back, the wrap panels create a draped cowl effect that makes a unique statement -- and an unforgettable impression -- as you sashay away.

Although the fabric on this piece reminded us a lil bit of Missoni's signature tonal knit patterns, the 'Plenty' collection actually takes inspiration from bohemian and ethnic cultures.
'Plenty' is the more youthful line from Tracy Reese, one of few African-American women (or men) who (a) have officially shown at NY Fashion Week and (b) to have been inducted as a board member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).
Reese's love of fashion was a family affair from the very beginning. Growing up, the Detroit native spent hours at her sewing machine alongside her mother whipping up creations for their favourite fashion muse: her fabulous grandmother. After graduating with an accelerated degree from Parson's School of Design, Reese apprenticed under Martine Sitbon and worked for the likes of Perry Ellis before launching her eponymous collection in 1998. Twelve years on, the designer continues to give her fans "plenty" of what they want: flirty, feminine creations made for a modern woman who enjoys being a girl at heart.

In this latest write-up, Tracy Reese (second from right, snapped with Gabrielle Union, Ciara, and Kelly Rowland) shares her professional tips on how to maximise your style this Spring:-

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