From Marc Jacobs in New York to Phoebe Philo’s sophomore go at Celinein Paris, the collections have been scaling back to sportswear. So whenGivenchy’s Riccardo Tisci opened his show with a series of spare, boxycoats in neutrals and black, the assumption was that fashion’s Gothshowman was jumping on the bandwagon, too. Well, yes and no. Fall saw acleaner, relatively pared-down, side of Tisci but offered no shortage ofhigh-minded intrigue — the lapels that disappeared into those coats,for instance. It made for a strong and confident outing, one that workeda nice tension between sex appeal and sleek sportif.
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)