July 15 marked the 20th anniversary of Gianni Versace’s death, and the label’s Spring/Summer 2018 show was a moving homage to the late designer.
London designer Ashish, master of sequins and capturing a joyful mood, has turned it decidedly down. For Spring 2018, he showed goth frocks and witch gowns with bare feet that made the vibe even more somber, as though the models were memorializing the catwalk.
Gareth Pugh, who is as much an artist as any living fashion designer, decided to present his Spring collection in short-film form, with the clothes less the focus than the union of two otherwordly creatures via clay, their onenness a product of both agony and ecstasy.
I feel pretty confident saying that most cowboys don’t wear turtlenecks, but who even makes the rules? For Calvin Klein’s latest, Raf Simons envisioned flossy drugstore cowboys as channeled through ’80s new wave—something like the cowboys and poodles aesthetic but for Insta sophisticates—to encapsulate his vision for…
New York Fashion Week has barely arrived yet it already wants to kill you with cynicism, bad irony, and an abiding/untenable love of the year 1998. Spring/Summer 2018, please get out of my mentions. Shit is absurd!