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Window Shopping: Otis College of Art & Design at Neiman's

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We covered the Otis College of Art & Design windows at Trina Turk, one of a number of designer mentors paired with Otis fashion students to create looks for its annual fashion show and displayed in the Neiman Marcus windows. This year's mentors included Libertine, Trina Turk, John Varvatos, Monique Lhuillier and Max Studio. Particularly impressive was the Libertine display, a collection of statement-making cocktail dresses—tiered, textured, voluminous, some beaded and sequined. A group of women stopped behind us, one pointing to the black-and-white dress, saying "I would wear that." Another responded: "It's so Carrie," which we tried not to let undermine our appreciation of the student work. Not that we don't also acknowledge the importance of SATC on fashion, but jeez, it really does feel relentless. Click through to see all the displays. [RackedWire]

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