Custo Barcelona has a long history of color and excitement but has been absent from the fifth floor for some time. Seeing Custo’s wild prints, mixed with texture and fringe was thrilling. The off the runway looks might be a bit too extravagant for some shoppers but we home to see these looks translated at our local stores this spring.
Custo Barcelona Spring 2010:
Who is the customer: Those not afraid to combine texture and color within a single garment
Why buy: Going unnoticed is a fate worse then not going.
What to buy: Aqua fringed coat with jeweled detail
Bypass: Men’s sequined short suits because sometimes too much can be, too much
Overall contribution to fashion: Custo has a talent for combining texture and color that many designers only aspire to balance.