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Jason Wu FEb 8 2013 MReayIMG_6785
Catherine McNeil at Marilyn, @catherinemodelPhotography Mark Reay

Jason Wu AW13

Wu cast the biggest girls in an 80s-tinged collection dressed for success

Jason Wu's strong 80s silhouette was styled so cleanly, the feeling was one of pure beauty and power. Seeing this shoulder worn as a statement piece in a look – sans the colorful baubles and shiny bits that were the hallmark of 80s fashion – made it seem, actually, feminine. A minimal black, white and red palette let the eye focus on texture and form in the collection. In past seasons, silhouette was a means to an ends: who can forget 2012's endless parade of digital prints? It's refreshing to put down the kaleidoscopes and notice what's lovely about a well-tailored trouser. Particularly one that's worn in the most modern Jason Wu way: under an evening dress.

Hair:Odile Gilbert

Models pictured: Fei Fei Sun (@FeiFeiSunSun), Jourdan Dunn (@missjourdandunn), Ji Hye Park (@JiHyePark0206), Jessica Stam (@Jess_Stam),Martha Hunt (@iammarthahunt), Catherine McNeil (@catherinemodel) Andreea Diaconu (@andreeadiaconu_)