ATLANTA — A return to classic lines in sportswear and ready-to-wear and the dynamic of dresses — always high on Southern buyers' lists — were big draws at AmericasMart's June show here.
Textured fabrics, from jacquard to tapestry, and Lurex replaced the embellishment of recent holiday seasons in new jacket silhouettes such as artist-inspired cropped styles with sleeve details. Monochromatic blends of charcoal, black and gray were the prevalent holiday palette.
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?"