The Gist: An urban mix of short dresses and skirts, off-the-shoulder shirts, and skinny pants. Featuring: The opening look of a zip cardigan and matching mini-skirt, with a sheer blouse, distinctly set the tone for the show. Ronson’s hook is her ability to pair the season’s seen-everywhere items–cropped pants, floaty floral-print dresses, and striped dresses and T-shirts–with sheer blouses, double-breasted vests, and frilly, flared skirts. The “It” Factor For Denver:

The essence of downtown cool: a black dress with a denim biker jacket thrown over it. Look For It Next Spring At: De Stijl, 300 Fillmore, 303-321-1585. Photo courtesy of Mercedez Benz Fashion Week 2008.