Prada went Pop, but softly so, with an explosion of color and texture.
“I had no time to go to the flea market,” Karl Lagerfeld declared backstage at Fendi, again expressing his anti-retro stance. What interests him and Sylvia Venturini Fendi now: pure geometry, experimental volumes and a little fun. The notion of voluptuous geometry was flagged by the invitation and […]
It was one of the show’s several hokey approximations of Monroe’s seaside cuddle session and silly Fifties/Sixties affectations that could be overlooked since the sweaters and amplified outerwear classics were so deftly done.
The collection had romance, femininity, a little mystery and imagination, all the things that make up good lore, yet the interpretation was not wholly modern and was perhaps a touch too literal: There was a red hood, trimmed in crimson fur on a puckered princess-cut coat with a […]
Gucci’s new creative director Alessandro Michele proved himself a risk-taker right out of the starting blocks, with an unapologetically androgynous men’s show last month and, on Wednesday, a women’s collection that moved the brand from the chic resorts of Capri to any stop east of Third Avenue on […]
The Marques’ Almeida collection was an ode to eccentricity. Forgetting a few dresses of wispy organza, it was a strong offering that balanced the glamour of raw-edged and gold-infused brocade evening wear with the cool insouciance of denim, which was particularly fresh in jeans with gaping, leg-exposing curved […]
The silhouette of a naked man, his legs splayed, was cut out in pink lace and folded around a black Lurex dance dress. Goodbye Leavers lace; hello “lovers lace.” Kane made his clothes a canvas for life drawings done in his studio. They looked gorgeous etched in blue-and-black glitter […]
There were long suede capes aflutter with fringe, and new versions of the blanket poncho, which was a holiday 2014 bestseller at the multibillion-dollar brand. Fringing long and short dangled from bucket bags and ankle boots, from the backs of trenches and the edges of long checked scarves. Other […]