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First Impressions: Gadget Stars at Vivienne Tam

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Now, from around the web, all the buzz that's fit to blog on Vivienne Tam:

1) "Two threads ran through Vivienne Tam's Spring collection Tuesday night: peonies and an homage to the late Yves Saint Laurent. The YSL element could be seen in the tailored suiting options; the peonies could be seen everywhere...Tam's protracted show had its share of blunders, and these missteps weighed down a collection that had several lovely moments."

2) WWD: "At Vivienne Tam’s runway show Tuesday night, the audience got a glimpse of a pared-down notebook computer the designer calls a 'digital clutch' because it’s so small and lightweight it can be tucked under an arm like an envelope bag. The lacquerlike cover and inside are injected with a red and lavender peony print."

3) The Fashion Bomb: "Tam, raised in Hong Kong, is known for an 'East meets West' or 'China Chic' sensibility, mirrored in her marriage of Asian inspired tailoring with Westernized fabrics. Chinese influences were evident in high neck dresses with floral appliques. But with the exception of a few pieces, the collection seemed to be less chic and more reminiscent of a secretary of another generation: think 70's and 80's inspired separates and dresses in florals, reds, and pops of purple...while lovely, the offerings were almost shocking in their simplicity, and I was left looking for the piece that would make my mouth water."

4) Nitrolicious: "The collection consists of lots of prints, floral, purple, red, silk chiffon, girly dresses and suits- everything is very pretty and wearable! I find this collection very feminine and delicate, all the dresses were amazing!"

5) Gizmodo: "New York City fashion week may be a strange place to debut the average new laptop, but it's very fitting for HP's Vivienne Tam Special Edition machine. She was approached by HP to design them a new laptop, and she came up with something that's apparently a 'true reflection of the needs of a modern woman who cares about fashion but is also passionate about her technology.'"