The makeup was also dramatic, namely glittery masks that weren't masks at all, but hundreds of individual Swarovski crystals applied to models' faces.
The inspiration: A crash of cultures, Japanese and African.
The look: Haute tribal with an earthy sensuality.
Key pieces: Paneled kimono jackets with silk accents giving them a tuxedo look. Fluid silk jersey tops and dresses, some with leather accents or cowl necks, draped to reveal erogenous zones such as the belly button, and the small of the back. Single-sleeve black jersey jumpsuit over racer-back sequin stripe tank top. Fire engine-red sequin jersey halter dress. Zigzag knit tank dresses. Micro-pleated leather apron skirt over pants. Shimmery, multi-hued sequin gowns with deep V-fronts that will be on the red carpet in no time. Flat sandals with wide plastic straps and crystals on the heels.