Fashion Show: Jill Stuart

To call Jill Stuart's spring line "diaphanous" is a major understatement: it's a total Greek goddess wardrobe, layers of chiffon and sea foam gowns and Isadora Duncan-worthy tunics. And then, out of the blue, this random gym outfit. It's a lot of romance, kids - besides the gym outfit, I mean - and cynics shouldn't…

Fashion Show

Jill Stuart — who sold her first collection to Bloomingdale's at the age of 15 — is known for pretty, clean, wearable clothes. Her vision for fall 2008 included lots of black, midnight blue, satin and velvet; more mildly depressed poet than all-out goth. Judge for yourself: The annotated gallery begins below.