New York Fashion Week: Jeremy Scott Spring/Summer 2011. By Glenn Belverio

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Dear Shaded Viewers,

What's not to love about Jeremy Scott? He always references my favorite things–once he did a collection inspired by Diana Ross's campy Japanese fashion show in the film Mahogany–and today's show was no exception. Jeremy paid homage to late '70s/early '80s New York City: CBGBs, Debbie Harry, the film Times Square, Stephen Sprouse and William Friedkin's Cruising (or maybe it was just the Mineshaft and the Anvil). The soundtrack was a mash-up of X-Ray Spex and The Ramones. A good time was had by all.

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Kanye West caused a media commotion–surprise! Oh how our Kanye has grown….after watching himself viciously satirized on the South Park "Gay Fish" episode, he told the world that he was re-assessing his egocentricity. And recently he apologized to that country singer whom he rudely bum-rushed at the VMAs last year on his deliriously entertaining Twitter feed.

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Waris and artist Terence Koh. Terence's jacket was covered in several coats of white paint.

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Singer Cazwell and London party queen Jodie Harsh. The video for Cazwell's "Ice Cream Truck" is the sexiest thing any of us have seen in a long time.

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Jeremy devised tank dresses out of those soon-to-become-relics: plastic shopping bags.

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After Lady Gaga's empty gesture at the VMAs–her gratuitous, ugly, derivative, calculatingly controversial meat dress–it was a RELIEF to see something done in that vein with both a sense of humor AND a sense of chic that was not calculated to shock: a dress made out of plastic prosciutto. Brilliant!

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More of Scott's chic meat.

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Black garbage bags were worn as dresses by the punk-rock lesbians in the 1980 film Times Square and as a coat by Debbie Harry in the music video for Blondie's "Atomic." We loved Jeremy's version!

And more looks from this terrific collection that speak for themselves….

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Jeremy Scott

Thanks for reading.

Love,

Glenn Belverio