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Aliette RTW Fall 2019

Stylist Jason Rembert, whose clients include Issa Rae, Rita Ora and Ezra Miller, followed a familiar path of red-carpet imagemakers getting into the fashion game when he showed his debut Aliette collection on Wednesday.
Inspired by the Caribbean island of Martinique, the lineup focused on classic, feminine silhouettes with an emphasis on eveningwear (as you’d expect). That manifested itself in a golden yellow goddess gown with low neckline and high slit, modeled by Winnie Harlow, and a red strapless sweetheart gown with beaded leather bodice and pleated organza skirt, both of which could have used more attention to fit and finish.
Daytime looks were more polished and had a more distinct point of view. Exhibits A and B: a slim, architectural coat in a black-and-white, hand-drawn jacquard depicting faces, worn with yellow cigarette pants, and the same jacquard made into a bustier over a leather pencil skirt. “I partnered with a graphic designer based in New York, Georgia Gardner Gray, to make the fabric, because I wanted to show strong, beautiful, positive black women with fuller and rounder noses,” said Rembert, still fussing with the clothes in front of the cameras. (Once a stylist, always a stylist.) “I come from a black woman,

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