The sought-after producer is responsible for some of the most opulent and over-the-top fashion shows of the last 30 years. Now he’s going public with efforts to radically reduce the impact of the industry’s most important marketing moments.
Show notes talked about aether, the breath of the gods, a celestial puff of air. But it wasn’t heaven that was conveyed.
The designer's 10th anniversary show was a cool, complex mesh of digital mechanics and fierce technique, running smoothest when she cleaved closest to her original ideas.
There was once the most thrilling clarity in Katrantzou’s work, and while craftsmanship in this Bauhaus-meets-Victorian collection was extraordinary, it was hard to tell what it was in service to.
The London-based designer has raised a round of funding led by Chinese investor Wendy Yu, who is fostering an ecosystem of brands targeting China’s consumers.