It’s tempting to wrap yourself in heritage during tough times. But a crop of high-end knitwear brands mined the past while moving their knitting needles forward.
Pringle of Scotland creative director Clare Waight Keller layered sharp Sixties-like tailoring with the house’s specialty — soft, lush knits. Dapper chunky cables in cognac tones came with matching scarves, alongside novel designs, which revamped the iconic argyle pattern with fuzziness and a vintage feel. “It felt appropriate this season to do a lot of knitwear for the warmth and the coziness,” she said.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"