story by Seth Friedermann
photos by Aeric Meredith-Goujon
Jenny Lai has a strong vision of what she wants her clothes and the women who wear them to look like, and in her debut show it shined. Unfortunately, so did some of the common errors that befall novice designers. There were fit and fabrication issues that might hold her back from retail success with this offering, but should she take those lessons to heart, and she could have a bright future. In a landscape dominated by same, safe, same, Jenny Lai’s whimsical yet highly technical work was a jolt of energy.