Marta Jakubowski titled her fall collection “Super Hero” and cited circus performers who walk on fire or glass shards as inspiration for her edgy, brooding and enveloping designs.
She employed a black, red and white palette for jersey bodysuits – the sleeves connected to the torso via a membrane for a caped effect – and long and lean coats, some padded. A few of the looks were encased by offbeat metal cages created by jewelery designer Julliette Van De Kerchove.
The set, designed by Gary Card, featured a mass of foam suds – a nod to the super power idea. “Growing bigger and extending both physically and mentally,” Jakubowski mused.