Originally from Liberia, Korto went to fashion school in Canada. But now she lives in Little Rock, Arkansas with her husband and daughter. This morning when she presented her collection at Bryant Park, she said she was inspired by nature, and there certainly were a lot of green dresses on the runway. But Korto's genius is in the details, and while you may not be able to tell in the pictures, she folded, pleated and twisted her rich fabrics in interesting ways to create a series of hot, tropical looks. Check it out: The show starts after the jump.Photography by Alex Wright. (Click on any image to begin gallery)