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New York Fashion Week: Libertine's runway is a raving good time
New York Fashion Week: Libertine's runway is a raving good time

L.A.-based Libertine staged its spring and summer 2015 runway show at the Lincoln Center tents here Monday during New York Fashion Week, and it managed to up the ante on a season already awash in color. For spring, Libertine's designer, Johnson Hartig, had one word of inspiration: "Kandi" -- the brightly colored DIY jewelry made up of chunky beads, plushy animals (and even the occasional baby pacifier) that's worn and exchanged as a gesture of friendship at rave parties.  Those colorful flourishes were layered over, worn under or grafted to leather jackets, screenprinted T-shirts, trousers, shorts and outerwear with a distinctly British punk vibe. The resulting...

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