Friday night's presentation of Reif's spring/summer 2014 collection filled an unclaimed ground-floor suite of the NE Sandy Bindery development with atmospheric lighting, music, and racks of fresh designs from Lindsey Reif prior to the main event: The slow gathering of models in her spring/summer collection, loosely paired by material type, on stage. Each was given an activity (eating popcorn, using a polaroid) as they lingered onstage, turning the standard runway format on its ear to encourage a longer look at the collection—all sexy sheer cutouts, one great summery pattern, and a shot of saturated orange paired with Solestruck shoes. Highlights included midriff-baring bustier tops, an effortless little shirtdress, and that sexy long black dress.

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