Emilio Pucci. James Beard. Gary Snyder. Stripadillas. Reedies have always had a reputation for innovation and creativity. Case in point, Emily Merfeld. At first glance, one might think her skirt is just a skirt, but she in fact has turned a shirt into a skirt. The creativity does not stop there! She continues to build on it with the contrasting plum purple of her skirt adding to the orange sherbet palette, starting the year in a burst of color.