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.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)