With his former boss at Versus, Donatella Versace, and new majorityshareholder, PPR honcho François-Henri Pinault, looking on, ChristopherKane proved he has plenty of ideas, perhaps even too many, to propel hisfledgling house into fashion’s bigger leagues.

Winking to his Scottish heritage, Kane opened his fast-paced,tough-chic show — staged on a vacant floor in a modern office block —with a run of kilts in metallic-tinged camouflage. He also transportedthe hip belt from kilts as closures on boxy navy wool coats and as aharness on two-piece dresses.

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