Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Video courtesy of MAX
After a week of cocktail frocks, bulging breasts and see through skirts, it was an absolute pleasure to see some healthy hikers in Kate Sylvester's latest womenswear collection. Highlights include the thigh high sequinned spats, the linen sacking and the custom painted Doc boots (done specially by Wayne Conway's panel beater). And always good to see a Kiwi model trifecta - all three boys in the show were NZers - Vinnie P from 62, Bruce from August and Red from Red11. Myf Shepherd did an unplanned opening - according to Patty Huntington's latest Tweet, Chic threatened to pull her from the show 40 minutes before starting unless she opened or closed. Dramas! (Full story here on Frockwriter.) You might remember I asked Sylvester on Sunday if there were any hidden firecrackers to follow up on last year's medalgate fiasco, she answered a definitive no - I guess this one surprised everyone involved. Poor old Kate, I feel for you! But don't worry, the show definitely spoke for itself.
Backstage pics after the jump...
Triumphant Kate Sylvester with models
The show's stylist Karen Inderbitzen Waller - time for celebrations!
(Despite being 11am... that's not too early... right??)