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Elcy Cortorreal at Couture Fashion Week New York

Elcy Cortorreal at Couture Fashion Week New York

Imagine someone who takes the initiative to organize fashion shows in new places in the Dominican Republic. This is Elcy Cortorreal and her designs radiate elegance. Even the music seemed to match this theme because the relatively slower song “Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd was played during her show. In comparison, other designers had much faster and louder music by artists like Sia to ramp up the atmosphere in the room.

In many of the pieces, my mind jumps to princesses or brides. I admire the choice to have a more expansive lower portion in some designs and a narrower one in others.

Photo Credit: Miguel Montana

The use of contrast is fantastic, especially between red and white. My eyes felt like they were receiving a massage and this feeling intensified when I saw how seamlessly the intricate patterns conformed to each model’s body. The patterns could easily deputize as tattoos.

Photo Credit: Miguel Montana

Photo Credit: Miguel Montana

I also have to take my hat off and say that the use of wrist accessories and tiaras created an aura of power and prestige. Forgive me for I’m also simply buzzing from seeing Wonder Woman where Gal Gadot rocked similar accessories, albeit with different designs, of course.

Photo Credit: Miguel Montana

Feature Photo Credit: Miguel Montana

By: Kishan Patel


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