The modern global traveler, she comes and goes with ease — just like the models on Kenzo’s spring runway, who were positioned on a series of platform blocks that gently motored out into the venue, assembling into a runway. It was a neat special effect, attention-catching but not so much that it outshined the collection of happy, summer clothes that could be on their way to or from a destination holiday.
Humberto Leon and Carol Lim captured the mood in crisp, sporty shapes with light movement that were rendered in a zillion combinations of bright colors and eclectic patterns. Cropped tanks with an angled hem and a skinny T-shaped strap in the back paired with matching lean low-rider skirts in chevron-printed patchworks felt fresh. Some were layered over cutout maillots for a sexy swimwear look that was also reflected in cool cutout mesh bodysuits worn open and untucked over skirts and pants.
The lineup was active and upbeat for girls on the go. The accessories, such as belts with little wallets on them and patent gladiators with spongy shower-sandal insoles, made getting there comfortable and easy.