(NEW YORK) — An instant classic. Perennial showstopper and creative mastermind, Raul Peñaranda, once again amazed a packed house with his latest collection. Peñaranda, who lives by the mantra ‘Dream — Vision – Reality,’ presented his Spring/Summer 2013 Women’s Ready-to-Wear Collection last night during New York Fashion Week. Peñaranda’s stunning new collection, inspired by the ancient muses of creation, brought the classical beauty of the nine muses into the modern world. Peñaranda’s designs transcend time and evoke the drama, refinement, and creative brilliance of the muses.
Through one-of-a-kind craftsmanship, Peñaranda employs unique and lavish fabrics such as silk chiffon, refined laces, delicate sequins, metallic brocade and metallic-coated tulle along with sheer illusions, hand-beaded technique, and luxurious embroidery appliqué. In addition to Peñaranda’s classic yet modern designs, Peñaranda orchestrated a captivating runway show, which took place at XL on West 42nd Street in Manhattan.