At a fancy wedding in Wainscott, N.Y., this summer, one guest wore aStella McCartney spring 2013 dress in bright orange plissé playedagainst sheer white organza. The young woman looked spectacular; shestood out among the glamorous crowd even as she fit in among its chicdemographic.
That dichotomy — stand out/fit in — is something of a McCartneyspecial, particularly when she moves from the essential tailoringportion of her work into its more dressed-up side. A fierce practicalitydrives her approach but does not restrain her from incorporating thoseflourishes that make people stop and look without making the wearerappear ridiculous outside of the narrowest realm of fashion.
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)