style.com: Miss Sixty Spring 2009 Ready-to-Wear

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Miss Sixty
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NEW YORK, September 7, 2008
By Alison Baenen
A hodgepodge of references popped up in Miss Sixty’s exuberant collection—a seventies flower child in a shoulder-exposing silk-voile top, for instance, trading places with a sexy schoolgirl in a crocheted beret and striped kneesocks. But who needs a believable narrative when the story is fun and the front-row characters include Blake Lively, Rosario Dawson, and Becki Newton?

Realism is not what the customer craves—see the success of Gossip Girl for proof—and it has never been first and foremost on the minds of those who create this denim label. The best thing to do with these graphic tees, halter jumpsuits, and tiny rompers is to embrace the kitsch.

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