Last month at couture the English designer Kim Jones evoked a story long meaningful to him, cast it with those he considers friends and family, and articulated it through his newly-assumed role at Fendi.
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“In 2020 the world changed. In a subconscious reaction, designer Ashley Williams changed too; she stopped worrying about criticism.” Well, that’s damn lucky for her—the next couple of hundred words won’t sting at all! In truth, however, her press release’s inviting intro aside, there wasn’t too much to kvetch about in this typically twisted and sometimes entertaining collection from Williams.
In a compelling display, the designer fused RTW and bridal elements into a single collection. “She can be a tomboy and she can be extremely artsy,” Wang said. “One doesn’t preclude the other.”
Adi Gil, Ange Donhauser, and Gabi Asfour began making masks early in the pandemic. Upcycled from leftover fabric from their spring 2012 collection InSalaam, InShalom, which blended patterns from the Arabic and Jewish cultures, they were masks with a message. “Under not the most pleasant circumstances, humanity has unified,” Asfour said over a Zoom call from their New Jersey studio.
The limitations caused by the pandemic have been tough on the youth. The physical group activities so vital to the formative years of tweens and teens and twenty-somethings have been disrupted: no sports, no school, no summer parties until sunrise.
The pause provided by 2020’s COVID-19 stay-in-place orders led many designers to rethink how they’ve been doing business, but for Christopher John Rogers, all the hours spent indoors allowed him a moment to appreciate what’s been working.
Like so much else in 2020, FoF has migrated from IRL to digital, and it promises to be well worth a window on your desktop. Anyone seeking some direct-from-designer insight about this attractively photographed pre-collection by Burton and her team is especially urged to jump on the stream.
Giving voice to a young generation of women was Massimo Giorgetti’s ultimate task for spring. Self-acceptance, inclusivity, freedom of expression and self-awareness. These are some of the hot topics at the center of what MSGM developed for spring.