NYFW Review: Costello Tagliapietra’s Office-Appropriate Mermaids

Costello Tagliapietra played it safe on the outside for their Spring 2015 show at Milk Studios, somehow mixing Particia Arquette circa Lost Highway realness and Little Mermaid for grown ups into something almost corporate. After heading to space and android librarians the Spring 2015 was all things ocean, which manifested itself in liquid silks, delicate power dressing, and body con that isn’t Kim K.

Location: Milk Studios.

Front row: Noted fashion photographer Nigel Barker.

Overheard quote: “Can you watch my handbag?” (Unknown front row person to me when she went to get her photo taken, probably because she was afraid I was going to steal it).

Sort of looks like: Gemma Ward by Paolo Roversi.

Actually looks like: Silky bodycon silhouettes, mustards, and all shades of ocean blue.

Hair: Subtle wet hair look for grown-ups who don’t like hair gel.

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Makeup: Shiny.

Feels like: Wood grains

Sounds like: “Ocean Death” by Baths.

In emoji:

In a GIF:

Spirit animal: Patricia Arquette in Lost Highway (the SFW version).

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