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Reviews from the Fashion Week runways continue

Reviews from the Fashion Week runways continue

Tracy Reese

(Sunday at Lincoln Center) 

Tracy Reese received a last-minute major endorsement by way of Michelle Obama, when the first lady wore an iridescent brocade dress by the designer during her speech at the Democratic National Convention.

As a result, the Tracy Reese show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week became one of the most sought-after tickets of the season.

Thankfully, the designer did not disappoint.

Reese focused on bold colors (orange, purple, yellow, green and aqua); animal and African prints and plenty of metallics to craft together a very wearable collection.

Layers were key, using pieces like...