Sportswear is an obvious influence for Justin Alexander this season: the show’s opening look, a polo-tee-turned-wedding-dress with lace mermaid skirt, is the ultimate preppy pick. A strapless tulle ball gown is also offset with a matching tulle bomber jacket. Another ball gown, this one in luxe matte satin, stars a stream of crystal buttons all the way down the center front.
More traditional details, like intricate vintage-inspired beading and contemporary lace appliqués, find their way onto swishy fit-and-flares and soft A-line gowns. On the whole, however, the collection is pared down, with simplicity making a statement of elegance. Unadorned silk crepe puddles into curvaceous fit and flare silhouettes. Weighty satin is pleated and left bare. Organza is gathered