BCBG: For The Sea Goddess In You

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.

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A dark and stormy sea? We'll be seeing this one on the red carpet, for sure.

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While there's a lot going on here — asymmetrical, bandage, mesh — the silhouette remains simple.

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Better in long form, no? The contrast between fitted and flowing is pretty, and there's something mermaid-y about the hemline.

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A little toga goes a long way.

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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.

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For some reason this just makes me think of being tangled in seaweed. But in the most romantic way.

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Yeah… no.

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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?

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This draped white seems so right and fresh for spring. Add gold bangles and go!

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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.

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This Little-Mermaid-in-mourning number, on the other hand, is not as appealing.

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And even though the color here is lovely, the ruching is gimmicky.

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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.]

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deltabella
deltabella

Do some of the prints in this remind anyone else of last season's Balenciaga? It's certainly more wearable in this form though.