rebecca taylor spring 2011 ready-to-wear review

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Rebecca Taylor
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NEW YORK, September 12, 2010
By Alison Baenen
Rebecca Taylor had Ali MacGraw and the seventies perfume dream girl, Charlie (“Kinda free, kinda wow!”), on her mind, so it followed that Spring would be a send-up of the Me Decade. There were more silk blouses than you could shake a joss stick at (very pretty in coral and jade, with unfussy floral prints), and a killer pair of high-waisted denim flares with diagonal zip pockets. Micro-pleat chiffon skirts came long and sheer. They looked winkingly sexy with marled cotton crews and unbuttoned-to-there Henleys (worn sans bra, of course). A python print provided a soupçon of danger and revved up a canvas trench; that, along with a see-through gray chiffon bomber jacket, was the perfect topper for Taylor’s kinda new, kinda now mix.