The Gist: Ports 1961 designer Tia Cibani showcases slim shapes and long lines for her spring 2009 show. Featuring: Opening with to-the-knee dresses and skirts, Cibani elongates her line into narrow, cropped pants, pajama pants, and floor-length dresses. Although she mostly stays in a muted and neutral color palette, Cibani does experiment with vibrant tones of yellow, red, and blue for strong pops of color. Oversized belts and long, chunky necklaces round out the look. The “It” Factor For Denver:

Another collection that offers a solid group of dresses for spring, Cibani’s sleek knee-length numbers will be a chic option for the season. Look For It Next Spring At: MAX, 3039 East Third Avenue, 303-321-4949.