In his final collection for Rena Lange, designer Carsten Feilitz drew inspiration from artists Piet Mondrian, Hans Hartung and Frank Stella. Their minimal and graphic legacy offered a template to further refine and modernized the house’s iconic style elements: reducing the bow to a crisp, linear tie; squaring the bib-front blouse; and taking a more graphic approach to the placement of fabric appliqués and Lange’s hand-crafted fabric pastiches.
Feilitz also built up the luxury quotient in a more geometric manner, adding shimmering rectangular panels down the front a little black shift, or black lace decoupage on a damson turtleneck dress. It’s a period of change for Rena Lange, with Annick Gorman poised to take over design leadership and Rudigier & Partner the new Austrian owners. As for Rena Lange’s commitment to luxury, Sigmund Rudigier promised “there will be more, not less.”
Alberta Ferretti's "Rainbow Week" sweaters are back. The designer closed her #MFW show with a few day-of-the-week sweaters, which first debuted on the catwalk last January as part of the pre-fall 2017 collection. #wwdfashion (📷: @delphineachard)