All nature’s children. The calm, collective mood of Simon Miller’s SS 17 collection was brought to life in a lush oasis in New York City’s East Village, surrounded by marble walls. Textural and sculptural, but with no sense of constriction, Miller’s pleated skirts, roped knitwear, oversized shirts and pants in crinkled silver were a celebration of form, accessorised by cult favourites like the Bonsai bucket bag. Zen out.
Flame-haired Mancunian Karen Elson opened the show along the cobbled streets with rain falling as if on cue and against a Michel Gaubert soundtrack that included The Fall, Soft Cell and New Order’s ‘Bizarre Love Triangle’.
Bringing his trilogy of “Italia” shows for Bottega Veneta to a close, Blazey’s Fall 23 collection is focused on ideas of simplicity.
Louis Vuitton’s Cruise 24 collection is an homage to the hybrid elegance of baroque opulence and the pragmatism of neoprene.