New York Fashion Week, Spring 2009: Jenni Kayne

Oh my gosh, I almost missed Jenni Kayne's Spring '09 presentation — one of my favorites. I totally got lost in the West Village and man, was it hot outside. Alas, I found salvation on Jane Street and on stark white mannequins. While I do think models wear clothes better than mannequins, Kayne continues to impress with her minimal, subtly detailed cool girl clothes. We can cut her some slack — she is expecting a baby Kayne after all.

Favorites were the maxi length skirts (ode to the canary yellow one) and dresses, a gold paillette skirt paired with a blue button down shirt and a stone canvas box blazer and short suit. Simple shapes juxtaposed with bursts of print and color here and there, were quintessential Kane. Her gowns were noteworthy; one stand out was deco-esque with a dramatic drapes on the sides.

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