With New York Fashion Week just two weeks away, The Recessionista is starting to receive sketches from some of our favorite designers. Tracy Reese is a long time favorite of ours. Her fashions are also a favorite of the first family. Malia Obama wore a Tracy Reese dress from Anthropologie for the private swearing in. Michelle Obama wore a striking Tracy Reese dress for her appearance at the Democratic National Convention.
So what can we expect from Ms. Reese for Fall. The designer’s office tells us, ” Tracy Reese fall 2013 collection is very much inspired by New York with all its harshness and beauty. Reese combines a variety of rich textures and both feral and romantic patterns for a collection of sexy silhouettes with an emphasis on hourglass dresses, longer slim skirts, sweater tunics and bold, meaty jackets and coats. ”
Look for as striking color palette showing off rich fall colors. The collection will include, black in all of its magnificence, from deep velvety darkness to textured patent refraction, anchors a palette highlighted by scarlet, cerise, teal, aubergine, tan and lychee. Our spies tell us there will be a strong dress presence in this season’s collection, a classic and flattering Floral Frock in Scarlet is embellished with delicate beading and paired with a flat closed-toe bootie to create a timeless and modern, yet easy-to-wear look. Above is a sketch of the black dress from the upcoming collection. The dress looks like a blast of Poppy for fall, doesn’t it?