Synonymous with bold, digitally generated prints, Mary Katrantzouturned off her computer this season and explored different ways ofdecorating clothes, primarily via lace, brocades, pleats and chain mail.It yielded an intriguing collection that was more approachable andluxurious than ever.
Uniforms were the jumping-off point for theshow. “TNT, DHL, policemen, bankers, butchers,” the Greek designerrattled off backstage. Along with road signs, badges and crests —corporate symbols of belonging — were a particular fixation. Katrantzoulined them up to create very unconventional guipure lace, which she cutinto sweatshirts, minidresses and evening gowns for a surprisinglyfetching effect. The dense, overly busy formations of crystal-fleckedbadges on the front of mink sweatshirts and long, narrow-sleeved gownshad a whiff of recent Valentino.
“I’m looking forward to jumping into the creative process and exploring fashion through a different lens,” said actor Michael B. Jordan exclusively to WWD about becoming the first face of @coach ‘s men’s business. Not only will the actor appear in its global ad campaigns, but he will also create a capsule with designer Stuart Vevers. Tap the link in our bio to learn more. #wwdfashion
“The name of the show is GP — giant pockets,” said Karl Lagerfeld pre-show, in his backstage meeting room at @Fendi to Bridget Foley. @Bellahadid was one of the many famous faces who graced the catwalk including @Gigihadid, @Adwoaaboah, and yes, even @Kendalljenner. #wwdfashion
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“We are obsessed with Fendi and we want to share this obsession,” said CEO Serge Brunschwig to WWD. @Fendi will be releasing a new capsule collection Oct. 16 centered around the Fendi/Fila logo created by Instagram artist @Hey_reilly. Further proving the logo trend isn’t going anywhere. Link in our bio for more details. #wwdfashion