Although shocking colors and prints were key for spring, Kevin Carrigan, global creative director of Calvin Klein, took the brands (better, jeans, performance, underwear and accessories) in a more graphic, sleek direction for fall. Color-blocked dresses and skirts were done in neutral tones with pops of red, while much of the outerwear was men’s wear inspired. Carrigan also played on a structure-versus-softness juxtaposition with, for instance, a slouchy suit in bold red.
For men, looks were clean and tailored, worked in a subdued palette of mostly black, gray and white. A matte puffer coat came in a suit fabric with a waterproof coating, while a variety of layering pieces were shown under suit coats for an urban aesthetic. Steel blue, brown and black jeans were treated with a waxed finish (women’s, meanwhile, were sexy and skinny in “liquid metal” golds, silvers and bronzes), and classic underwear was updated in a silvery gray microsheen stretch fabric.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)