I love love love Proenza Schouler's Fall 2009 collection. Listen, I know everyone sees bizarre runway fashion as an exquisite art form, but I honestly think that it's quite refreshing to see a girl walk out on the runway in something that's somewhat realistic; opposed to Martin Margiela's "look" - if it even deserves that title. I mean, how insulting would that be to the poor girl chosen to wear the thing? Why not just say, "You've got great legs...but I think we're going to have swaddle you in red jersey from the hips up to raw attention away from ... your ... well ... hips up," or "Given the recent economic troubles, we've decided to ... downsize ... hair and makeup. So, good news! Your call time is two hours later!"
And Betsey Johnson? She traveled outside her realm of homecoming dresses you'll wear once, to Gone With the Wind-meets-Charlie Chaplin.
Speaking of high school dances; I'm off to Winter Formal Decorating!