NEW YORK — Sixties Space Age — designers just can’t get enough of it. The mood was all over the fall collections, with varying degrees of success. When taken literally, costumery set in. But when worked deftly, a cool, sleek attitude prevailed. Case in point: Karl Lagerfeld’s slick-but-girlish collection for Fendi, in which he detailed clean, linear shapes with controlled geometric motifs. Here, the shirred mink coat and schoolgirl jumper.

This story first appeared in the March 25, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.