The words “hippie” and “bohemian” seem at odds with the Calvin Klein aesthetic, but Francisco Costa managed to seamlessly blend elements of that world with the house’s minimalism in his pre-fall collection. With a Richard Avedon shoot starring Angelica Huston, circa 1972, in mind, Costa worked long, fluid lines on dresses, one with a vertical slit down the bust and front and back vents that created soft movement. There were leather tunics, cozy knits and some amazing shearlings that were more modern than rustic.

The words “hippie” and “bohemian” seem at odds with the Calvin Klein aesthetic, but Francisco Costa managed to seamlessly blend elements of that world with the house’s minimalism in his pre-fall collection. With a Richard Avedon shoot starring Angelica Huston, circa 1972, in mind, Costa worked long, fluid lines on dresses, one with a vertical slit down the bust and front and back vents that created soft movement. There were leather tunics, cozy knits and some amazing shearlings that were more modern than rustic.

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