Inspired by Author Miller’s classic play, The Crucible, Bibhu Mohapatra really created something magical. Theatrical smoke filled the room and Mozart played in the background as guests entered to view the presentation. Drawing inspiration from the time of the Salem witch trials, the Fall/Winter 2011 presentation was dark and elegant. This collection featured touches of crows feathers, lace, silk, embossed leather and fur.
The Fall 2011 palette featured (of course) black as well as olive and antique gold. Several pieces had fur detailing on the sleeves and jacket collars and most of the models wore leather gloves and/or chokers. I must say that the collection was quite impressive and one of the best that I’ve seen so far this fashion week. I’m sure that PETA will not be happy with the heavy usage of fur but this collection is enough to make any fashionistas’ heart sing. Bravo.