Dennis Basso Celebrates 30 Years in Fashion for Fall 2013

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Anyone that's celebrating their 30 year anniversary in business has to be doing something right. And that person is leading fashion and fur designer, Dennis Basso, who presented his F/W '13 collection. The collection was inspired by iconic American women in fashion who had a strong sense of style. 

With lady-like silhouettes, there was a fun play on plaid incorporating the print in unexpected treatments like metallic plaid on tweed and plaid sequins on chiffon, which took the prints from vintage to cutting edge. The cuts of the dresses complemented the body with style like pleats, long trains and fitted bodices. 

But, what he is notorious for, with good reason, are his fur designs that always look sophisticated and luxurious. This time around he added a modern flair, mixing fur with leather and incorporating a bold color palette that ranged from rich greys and blues to statement greens and chartreuse that electrified the runway.

For more about Dennis Basso, visit his site DennisBasso.com.

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Verky Arcos, Fashion Director

A  writer and editor with expertise in fashion and lifestyle coverage, Verky Baldonado is currently Latina magazine's Fashion Director. Baldonado has written Latin-inspired travel and food related content and has contributed to celebrity Q&As, red carpet video interviews, and the annual “Reasons to Love Being Latina” feature. Verky is U.S.-born and of Ecuadorean and Puerto Rican descent who speaks and writes fluent Spanish. Prior to Latina, Verky worked as a photo shoot coordinator at Universal/Island Def Jam Music Group. Verky holds a B.A. in Communications Arts from Montclair State University and currently resides in Manhattan with her husband and daughter.

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