By Christine Suppes
This Fashionlines favorite did not disappoint.
Mr. Sorbier showed his spring collection “ Loveland” at the Lido, featuring the
onstage African sounds of Manu Dibango and three vintage Cadillacs. The
joy and the energy of this collection were in dramatic contrast to Mr.
Sorbier’s sober and somber autumn 2004 show. Exuberant, knee length
full skirts with long, slim torsos in the fabulous crinkly silk Mr. Sorbier
is known for stood out, both in colorful prints and in blacks and whites.
We wanted to dance the night away in these desirable dresses that harkens
back to a little girl’s ballerina dreams of flounces and prancing
around the garden. Supermodel Adriana Karembeu’s onstage arrival
in a white Cadillac was a sublime couture moment. Mr. Sorbier is a national