90s Venice Beach, CA to Spring 2012 NY Fashion Week with ODILON. By Jessica Trent.

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Lynn Yaeger & Odilon designer Stacey Clark.

25 year old Canadian native Stacey Clark moved to Los Angeles a few years ago. She admits she just very recently has begun to embrace the fact that she really lives there now, and has enjoyed the luxury of space and freedom a place like Los Angeles can provide a creative soul.

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Odilon collaborated with Kate Thompson of LA-based Fauxtale to make solid sterling silver necklaces, bracelets, and earrings cast from prehistoric shark's teeth. A cool nod to surfer style.

For Spring 2012, just her second time showing in NY, Clark was inspired by 90s era Venice Beach surfers and skaters as well as the music and icons of that era such as Pavement, Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain (a refined nod to the latter two respectively with her white halter dress and loose horizontal striped shirts).

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Designer Stacey Clark and assistant designer Harold Kuhn with Odilon models.

New Yorkers warmly received the collection of high white w/ embroidered stripe accents; easy engineered silk pants and blouses (loose and a bit boyfriend-inspired); paper thin white, green, and black solid leather skirts, T's, and dresses that mimic wetsuit styling; and sunny bright yellow silk dresses and ponchos. 

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Clark and her small team are in NY still setting up for market at Coterie for the first time, and then the designer says she is off to Paris for the textile show followed by a few days in Antwerp.  Screen shot 2011-09-16 at 1.31.22 PM

Presentation photos here on New York Magazine's site. 

Photos by Ryan Koopmans.