Ripping the Collections: Joe, Part 2
It’s just a dress. Nothing particularly interesting about it except it’s rendered in an ugly fabric and topped off with an ugly belt. It couldn’t be any more basic.
It’s almost-kinda-sorta cute. The tight mini is out of style and we don’t love the fabric he used for the top, nor do we like the straps, but it’s not bad. Ugh, that belt.
We could probably just save ourselves some time and just cut and paste that after every outfit.
Again, not horrible but not interesting either. Hate the frayed edges and the exposed zipper. And Joe is terrible about accessorizing. That belt pretty much ruins the look.
Where the hell did this come from? Ignoring the fact that it came out of nowhere and has nothing to do with the rest of the collection, it’s a blandly basic dress that doesn’t look like it fits her very well.
We get what he’s trying to do here – a formal take on biker wear – but it doesn’t really work. The bustier is actually pretty cute and clever. The skirt just looks like a cheap quilt wrapped around her.
In the end, he didn’t really cover himself in glory but he produced some extremely well executed pieces that definitely have a market. We just wish he’d pulled out the stops more and surprised us rather than simply sending his existing portfolio down the runway.