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New York expats Brian Wolk and Claude Morais have settled down quite well in LA. For their third Wolk Morais collection, the designer duo took over Giorgio’s at Standard, Hollywood for a disco show in the presence of a host of emerging Hollywood talent.
Freshly dressed Julia Roberts in Cannes, the designers showcased a range of Saturday night-ready looks that are all “on the youthful,” Morais tells us as frizzy-haired models buzz backstage on the second floor of the makeshift hall. ‘hotel. (Hotel guests had the quintessential LA experience.) “Even Julia has that past of being a young ingenuous to this woman she is now and her approach to fashion; the way she wears it. her hair [and] clothes.”
The FROW list reads like a tween’s dream team, with familiar TV faces like Teen wolf‘s Arden Cho, actress Katherine McNamara, Disney graduates Madison Pettis and Debby Ryan, Dixie Hart star Claudia Lee, model / actress Cody Horn, actress Emily Robertson and singer Alli Simpson, to name a few.
Continuing the modern Edwardian theme of their second collection, the designers took a “decidedly ’80s neo-romantic approach” to their latest range, says Wolk. Morais adds that they also had starlets – like last night’s guests – in mind when they envisioned the liquid gold lamé dresses and brocade jumpsuits, which were made to go “from the carpet to the Chateau. or Standard for dinner. We’re exploring that. idea of when you’re done and going to eat a burger […] and then there are the paparazzi shooting you, but your hair is a little messy or your makeup isn’t super perfect. “