Taking Polynesian tribal tattoos as his inspiration, David Koma adorned his body-conscious designs with devoré prints that mimicked the art form. The lineup included dresses with sheer, body-stocking-type tops and fitted skirts, or done in iridescent sequins on a black pencil skirt. For the more adventurous, Koma sent out looks embellished with heavy strips of leather or angular shards of Perspex. These seemed aimed at the designer’s roster of music industry fans, such as Rihanna and Beyoncé, rather than having a real-world appeal.

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