The Gist: A feminine collection of floral prints and ruffles in poppy red, turquoise, and jade green. Featuring: Flirty shapes in the form of balloon-sleeve coats, asymmetrical-hem dresses (some with smocked waists), billowy blouses, and tiered-ruffle skirts. Striped coats, shorts, and strapless tops help break up the floral prints and ruffles. The “It” Factor For Denver:

A cropped leather jacket with ruffled hem strikes the right balance between sweet and slightly more urban. Look For It Next Spring At: The Garment District, 2595 South Colorado Boulevard, 303-757-3371. Visit our Fashion Week blog for more designers and Denver “it” factors. Photos courtesy of Mercedez Benz Fashion Week 2008.