Chloë Sevigny for O.C. Resort 2011: Streetwear

Silhouettes in fashion can become redundant, but when given different prints they can become fresh again. Chloë Sevigny's third collection with Opening Ceremony consists of only five dress silhouettes, but they each come in different prints -- leopard, polka dot, houndstooth, paisley, and floral. Pair these pieces with the tights, caps, and purses in the collection and you have anything but boring.

Her frocks are flirty and above the knee, from fitted skirts to flowy dresses. They are mostly sleeveless, but when paired with cropped knit sweaters and track jackets the pieces prove to be extremely versatile. The colors remain neutral, which let the prints and accessories stand out. The neutral colors also allow for extensive layering of the prints. Aside from the frocks, there are graphic cropped tees that pair well with the skirts.

The shoes stand out with their platform wooden soles, either on the sporty black lace ups or dainty bow pumps. Aside from the wooden accents, there are classic black styles with a sky high twist. Sevigny collaborated with the footwear brand, NaNa, to recreate nineties styles in new and unique ways.

While the shoes may be nineties reinventions, the entire collection was based on eighties American photographer, Robert Mapplethorpe. Sevigny partnered with the late photographer's foundation to create the graphic tee's with his images. Mapplethorpe is known for making his tee's into art, but also known for leather pants, which are also seen in the collection.

From the floral mini dress with ruffles to the graphic tee dress paired with paisley tights, the line is not what you would call high fashion. Sevigny calls it "streetwear," and doesn't have any trouble admitting that. High fashion or not, these pieces are casual chic.

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