Dragana Ognjenovic – New York Fashion Week Spring 2007 Review

Bryant Park – Solid. That would be the adjective for the colors used in every single one of Dragana Ognjenovic’s 48 looks, but also for the Belgrade-based designer’s sophomore effort at New York Fashion Week.

Ognjenovic’s minimalist collection shined in the subtle details: a curve instead of a straight line, a ruffle instead of a hem, a wrinkle instead of smooth fabric. Ognjenovic – who is also an artist, graphic and interior designer, and television art director – proves that basic does not have to mean boring. In particular, her use of wraps to cover the torso over tightly fitted tops managed to carry a three-dimensional quality that also flattered the silhouette. And with fun names for looks such as “cupcake dress,” “neverending-leg pants” and “little black jacket,” these clothes make for sophisticated wear in the office or at an evening function.

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