Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

There are some interesting ideas and pretty gowns in the spring 2014 Pamella Roland collection (shown today at New York Fashion Week), but for some reason the clothes come off as just a little… joyless. Honeycomb net/knit and mirror details should be fun, so why do these seem like the garments of the chick who comes late to the party, refuses to dance and leaves early?

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

Pamella Roland, for the Dour Debutante in You

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