The Gist: Designer Wenlan Chia shows a collection of sweet dresses, strappy tops, and little skirts. Featuring: The most important looks in this collection are the dresses, ranging from a white chunky knit number to a simple shirtdress with a brightly printed underskirt. The “It” Factor For Denver:

The opening black-and-white sundresses with their contrast seaming added a bit of sexiness to Wenlan’s sweet stylings. Look For It Next Spring At: Chelsea, 935 Pearl Street, Boulder, 303-447-3760; and accessories at Strut, 3611 West 32nd Avenue, 303-477-3361. Visit our Fashion Week blog for more designers and Denver “it” factors. Photos courtesy of Mercedez Benz Fashion Week 2008.