Christopher Kane said he gleaned inspiration for resort from the lace and neon creations he designed for his Central Saint Martins M.A. graduate show in 2006. This time, Kane worked those hues on clean, pared-back silhouettes. Flounces of neon pink netting appeared at the skirts of black crepe slip and T-shirt dresses, while a pleated, knee-length skirt-and-cardigan combo came in neon yellow chiffon edged in wide strips of black lace.
Kane’s inventive fabrics were standouts. He custom-designed a psychedelic-looking guipure fabric that he dubbed his “decades lace.” It featured drawings of flowers from different eras — i.e., an intricate Art Nouveau motif and cartoonish Sixties florals — and was used for a sleeveless dress and patches on jeans.