Sui is a hot designer whose collections always delight. She can also command in-demand fashion models to strut their stuff on her runway. Sui’s show for Spring 2008 included in-demand Agyness Deyn, Jessica Stam, and Lily Donaldson. Here, Agyness poses in a striking shorts set. The jacket would look amazing over a black, or white dress, the shorts, with a cute sweater or sparkly top for resort or evening wear.
Fall 2008’s look was very “boho,” but Spring 2009 looks more South-of-the-border-ethnic. I loved the embellishment-heavy collection features embroidery, beading, ribbons, and elaborate trims, plus the bright patterns and colors, inspired by Mexican folkloric design that was “colorful, optimistic, and happy,” according to Sui. The clothes have an exotic sexiness to them, but although hemlines were high, dresses got their real sex appeal from the way they swirled around the model’s legs, and defined their waists in a girly (but not silly) manner,