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Nanette Lepore: Comfortable and Sexy

nanette_lepore1It was a lovely, genuinely spring fashion show, featuring 50’s style swimwear, outfits with rose prints and whimsical cocktail dresses in many, impressive colors. Uplifting fashion in combination with an inspiring live performance of original songs by the soulful crooner John Forté, made the perfect combination for Nanette Lepore who managed to attract attention and turn all faces into smiling ones. If you really want to see what’s the designer’s spirit, have a look at it through her West Village home, a place characterized by diversity and zest. Her palette for Spring/Summer 2011 included oranges, purples, and pinks, muted metallics, tans, as well as bright white. Color experts describe her favorite hues as “Mulberry, Kumquat, Raspberry, Watermelon, Twig and Moss”. The designer turns Mulberry, traditionally a color associated with fall, into a spring/summer one. Her last “venture” verified her love for adventure and her