Fashion Show: Tadashi ShojiJapanese designer Tadashi Shoji has stated that his goal "is to design classic clothing with a democratic price point that woman can wear regardless of age, body type, or season." That's certainly refreshing, and from what you can see in the Spring collection, about half true! The line seemed split between sharp, architectural pieces crafted with origami-like precision, and softer, drapier evening wear that, while less intellectually engaging, is certainly the more wearable component, especially in the same palate of neutrals, with the occasional jolt of cobalt or puce.(Click on any image to begin gallery)

Fashion Show: Tadashi Shoji

Fashion Show: Tadashi Shoji

Fashion Show: Tadashi Shoji

Fashion Show: Tadashi Shoji

Fashion Show: Tadashi Shoji

Fashion Show: Tadashi Shoji

Fashion Show: Tadashi Shoji

Fashion Show: Tadashi Shoji

Fashion Show: Tadashi Shoji

Fashion Show: Tadashi Shoji