Volume has been a major trend for a while, but sometimes, a little goes a long way. That’s what sleeves are for. The spring collections featured major puffery, with all sorts of shapes inflated to intensities from discreet to bold. Designers didn’t reserve puff stuff for romantic dresses only; they also used it to pretty up crisp shirts and sporty sweaters.
Spring 2020 Trend: Puff Piece
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Not Rei Kawakubo. When costuming Olga Neuwirth’s adaptation of Woolf’s “Orlando” for the Vienna State Opera, the intrepid designer viewed the project as a three-act extravaganza, with her dazzling Comme des Garçons women’s show serving as Act 2.
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