Name: Palmiers du Mal
Main message: Shane Fonner’s bohemian traveler took a bit of a darker turn this season. “My man is in an opium parlor in paradise,” Fonner said. This sensibility was evident in the use of a darker color palette on smoking jackets, belted cardigans and kimono tops. An array of thick textured knits in brighter colors brought a touch of life to the somber offering.
The result: His ability to mix East and West led to the creation of interesting novelty pieces, but few men are Samuel Taylor Coleridge in Kubla Khan.