Many of the looks in Michael Kors’ fall fur collection, shown April 25, had a lightness to them that could aid in their transition from fall into spring. Most impressive, though, was the inventiveness: bright, oversize houndstooth intarsias, for instance, were hand-cut and sewn, rather than printed, giving a new, dimensional effect to clutch coats, stoles and capelets. A knockout camouflage intarsia shown as a coat on Kors’ fall runway was seen here as a lean vest and scarf. His other bright ideas included an orange mink wrap, cleverly quilted with suede insets.
This story first appeared in the May 3, 2013 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.