BCBG's Max Azria hails from the coastal country of Tunisia, and there was a Mediterranean, oceany-vibe in his Spring 2010 collection, shown today at NYC's Bryant Park. Green, blue and foamy white fabrics drip from models in a gallery, ahead.
A dark and stormy sea? We'll be seeing this one on the red carpet, for sure.
While there's a lot going on here — asymmetrical, bandage, mesh — the silhouette remains simple.
Better in long form, no? The contrast between fitted and flowing is pretty, and there's something mermaid-y about the hemline.
A little toga goes a long way.
Gray day at the shore? This is too basic for my tastes, but the drape is interesting — and it's cool how there's structure at the shoulders, but swing at the hem.
For some reason this just makes me think of being tangled in seaweed. But in the most romantic way.
How do we feel about one sleeve? Is it chic, an elegant twist, a fashion-y wink? Or will you be at a cocktail party with one arm covered in goosebumps?
This draped white seems so right and fresh for spring. Add gold bangles and go!
Yowza. This is enough to make me forgive the man for working with Miley Cyrus. Simple, but not boring. Unique, but not bizarre. Fashionable and wearable. Bravo. Me likey.
This Little-Mermaid-in-mourning number, on the other hand, is not as appealing.
And even though the color here is lovely, the ruching is gimmicky.
But when you think "spring," you think fresh and green, and this clever little looks-strapless-but-isn't dress certainly delivers.
[Images via Getty.]