A melding of two worlds, with controversy beneath the spectacle.
Brooding fairies. Disheveled nymphs. Manic clowns. Art and sexual obsessions. Environmental friendliness. And those were just the fashion motifs. Add in the touching juxtaposition of experience and youth and a few key celebrity sightings, along with a significant dose of controversy, and the spring 2008 collections had it all.
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?"