It was time for shine at Matthew Williamson, with strikingly severe suits and soft separates in patent and satin. The collection trotted the globe, mixing folkloric embroidery with studded belts and cascades of beads. A melon-hued palette added sweetness to the touches of tough, which included motorcycle jackets and leather skirts.
See Matthew Williamson’s Spring 2009 fashion show at nymag.com
At the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater’s benefit gala, Gabrielle Union showed up in a strapless styled Prada gown in a rich shade of emerald green. A diamond wreath at her neck and black T-strap heels completed her look.