All this culminated in tonight’s show, his most impressive collection to date, drawing a massive crowd (Spring Studios even brought out two extra rows of seating to accommodate the larger attendance). Old-Hollywood-meets-Space-Age suits and gowns, including a dazzling floor-length highlighter-orange number, were paired with oversized earrings to match, and perfectly executed pin curls. The vibrant orange hue continued throughout the collection, showing up in bigger, more voluminous silhouettes as the show went on. The most impressive piece of the night, though, a cap-sleeved gown the width of a small car, was designed in the designer’s signature color: an iridescent Kermit-green. Rogers, himself, emerged from backstage, twirling and glowing from the inside out. He danced to the beat of a standing ovation.
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