style.com: Rachel Comey Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

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Rachel Comey
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NEW YORK, February 13, 2009
By Alison Baenen
Rachel Comey wants comfort—sure to be a common craving in the current market—so for Fall, when it came to her signature whimsical prints, she looked to the familiar. There were classic cabbage roses, delicate buds, and an oversize leopard pattern…but because this is Rachel Comey, there were also swinging monkeys and little men running with umbrellas.

Comfort was certainly in abundance in the (sometimes too heavily) layered looks. But the double cardigans that were actually one piece—”twofers,” the designer called them—were quite sweet over printed silk dresses. Few women want to look as boxy as some of the models did in their cropped jackets, long tops, and longer skirts, but pick apart these looks into their individual elements and there was plenty here to charm.

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