• Roland Mouret RTW Spring 2018

    5 days ago - By WWD

    Women - their imperfections and their unapologetic attitude - dominated Roland Mouret's thoughts for spring. He said he was thinking of Frida Kahlo, Georgia O'Keeffe and the women's rights marchers who turned out in the millions to voice their views last January.
    He also said he's done with the idea of “perfection,” and wanted to create collections that were less about trends and more about allowing real women do express their own style.
    Mouret tossed out his usual commercial, fluid fabrics and swapped them with textured ones. He also put the focus on separates to give his clients as much...
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  • Versus Versace RTW Spring 2018

    5 days ago - By WWD

    Donatella Versace said she was going for a Nineties New York vibe in her Spring 2018 Versus collection, those years when the label was in its infancy and first under her control. She was working alongside her brother Gianni and catering to a younger, more urban crowd that was more interested in the the raw city streets than in the glam and gloss of the catwalk.
    She wanted this collection to mix fluidity and structure, and said she liked the idea of the looks being chopped up and pieced back together, which explains the exuberant mash-up of studs, sparkles - and duchess satin or plaid...
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  • Edeline Lee RTW Spring 2018

    5 days ago - By WWD

    Edeline Lee paid homage to artist Georgia O'Keefe and ventured to New Mexico for spring.
    Lee's woman is strong yet fragile - with an independent spirit - and drives out into the desert with her painting easels in the backseat of her car.
    Influenced by the notion of feminine courage, she said she imagined O'Keefe and wanted to capture her brave spirit.
    “She was heartbroken and had just come out of the hospital from a nervous breakdown,” said Lee. “When she arrived in New Mexico and found her place in the world - the landscape was her landscape. She painted it for the rest of her life, ended...
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