The black-tie season is fast approaching with the Houston Symphony opening night concert headlining Renee Fleming lighting up Jones Hall in a mere three weeks while Houston Ballet’s Jubilee of Dance will fill Wortham Theater on September 30. Oh how we expect the swells and the divas to dress like it never happened! We take a look at the 2021 season as it kicks into high gear. designer Reem Acra’s antidote to those 2020 fashionBlues
The New York-based designer‘s fashion creds are deep with her wedding gowns the choice for many an elite international bride. Yet it’Her ballgowns have captured our imagination, particularly the Lebanese. designer’s Classic Glamour Collection 2021, a swath of fabulous frocks that are already on the racks of luxury retailers.
Reem Acra was inspired to create the sometimes diaphanous and sometimes seductive gowns by a dazzling optimism for the future. fashionA resurgence of her beloved New York City, which was badly affected by the pandemic.
“The collection’s beauty has an undertone of hope,”The house notes in a press release. “Hope for our civilization, our resilience, our industry and finally, hope that classic glamour would always prevail.”
Reem Acra’s Classic Glamour Collection Fall 2021
Reem Acra’s palette is rich in jewel tones and includes silver and golden, making the fall/winter season classic. design riches. Gowns are cut and sewn from metallic lames, dégradé velvets and delicate laces creating diverse offerings for the various glam evenings on our calendars. You will find soft chiffons, embellished and tulle as well as our signature embroideries throughout the collection.
The beauty of the Reem Acra collection is that many of the gowns are ageless while others are aimed at a diva’s inner siren. Silhouettes include the stunning tulle ball dresses, which come in a variety necklines, dramatic cape elements and structured drapery. This adds elegance to the elegant sophistication.
In an homage to the revival of New York, the collection was photographed in the windows at the top of one of Manhattan’s most iconic pieces of architecture — the Chrysler Building.