Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

On Saturday, Monique Lhuillier presented her Fall 2014 collection as part of New York Fashion Week, and although there were a couple of white, frothy frocks, there was lots of black: Lacy black, black net, black feathers, and a sweeping black cape with crimson embroidery.

The AP described the collection has having a "vampiress" vibe, and while there was a dress with a skull print, there were some gowns strewn with flower petals, for the romantic it's not-all-about-death-life-is-pretty bloodsucker. Take a look…

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in You

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in You

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

Monique Lhuillier, for the Romantic, Optimistic Vampire in YouS

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