Beauty in Strength, Power in Vulnerability: Suzanne Rae Spring/Summer 2013 Ready-to-Wear Collection

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Brooklyn-based designer Suzanne Rae found inspiration in the photography of Francesca Woodman for her Spring/Summer 2013 collection which “explores a woman’s curious ability to be both delicate and strong.” The collection premiered during New York Fashion Week at the Philippine Center on 5th Avenue.

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“Pairing this with minimalism, which often carries masculine overtones” Rae says, “the collection seeks a balance, reflecting a more progressive and less conventional expression of femininity.”

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The color palette featured soft neutrals. Off-white, khaki, gold, shades of gray, and grayish blues were complemented with bold corset bracelets and necklaces by WXYZ Jewelry.

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The shoes were by Solestruck and Ma Petit Shoe.

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A gorgeous and glowing Suzanne Rae.

About Lindsay E. Brown
Lindsay E. Brown is the managing editor of Eco-Chick, the web’s first ethical fashion, beauty and travel site for women. She created the popular interview series “Heroines for the Planet” that features groundbreaking women who share courage and a deep passion for protecting people and the Earth. Lindsay previously served as Director of Communications at the social enterprise CBS EcoMedia where she was awarded CBS Corporation’s Share-the-Vision award. She has written for Whole Living Magazine, Edible, Cottages & Gardens, From The Grapevine, EarthHour.org, Eco-Age.com, and for environmentalist Laura Turner Seydel. Lindsay has been featured as a fashion and beauty expert on the Veria Living Network (now Z Living) and was named in Ecover’s “30 Under 30″ contest which recognized those who are making a sustainable difference in their community. Lindsay holds a BS in Global Business Studies and Marketing from Manhattan College, and received the 2012 Honors Award at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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