New York fashion week show features 'celery' shades and flapper influences.


This article titled “Ralph Lauren offers timely take on The Great Gatsby” was written by Hadley Freeman in New York, for The Guardian on Thursday 15th September 2011 18.12 UTC

“It's very Daily Telegraph, isn't it?” whispered one male audience member at Ralph Lauren's fashion show in New York on Thursday.

Fortunately for Guardian readers, Lauren's spring/summer 2012 collection is actually “very Great Gatsby”, which means that it is beautiful, delicate, elegant and – ironically for such a 1920s inflicted show – very timely.

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