Ready-to-Wear - Spring 2019
17 October 2018
The collection was appropriately rough and ragged but what registered most was its playfulness.
16 October 2018
Chitose Abe's career has taken on something of a rhythm: advance one season, consolidate the next. This season followed the pattern, risking what her critics call her formula.
12 October 2018
The collection was less a reflection of the designer's chic urban signature and more louche summer languor, but that felt just as true.
10 October 2018
The Week Ahead
7 October 2018
5 October 2018
3 October 2018
Glamour, tailoring, logos and elegance were the four poles of Miuccia Prada's collection. But the polish was overpowered by her innate inclination towards subversion.
Nicolas Ghesquière said his new collection gathered together all his obsessions — one of them being “to empower women." But when he added that it was “not a narrative collection," he highlighted its simultaneous strength and weakness.
Business is booming, and this collection showed why: seriousness of purpose and commitment delivered with the lightest of touches and a sense of humour.
2 October 2018
When the models kicked off their Perspex-heeled mules and splashed down the shoreline, it didn’t appear at all incongruous that they were wearing Chanel tweed, gold-speckled and flecked with candy-coloured dots.
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