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We've seen more than our fair share of generously-bedazzled and over-sequined collections that claim to channel "Old Hollywood Glamour," but Sue Wong's Spring 2011 dress collection is the first one that actually made us feel like we were looking at vintage gowns. The dresses had the classic Sue Wong sequined swirls and patterns, with many long, floor-sweeping silhouettes and modest-yet-sexy cuts that emphasized the natural female form without showing slutty amounts of skin. There were lace insets, pleating, layers and layers of delicate fabrics—enough sequins and beads to bring disco back three times over. We loved the classy look of the collection—not that we're surprised that Sue Wong didn't go all white trash prom queen on us—and definitely saw the overall theme of the collection in the clothes without having to be beat over the head with slogans and press materials proclaiming the season's inspiration. As usual, the dresses make us wish that we lived a life where a fancy cocktail look was required attire.
· Sue Wong [Official Site]