Designers' imaginations ran wild for checks. At Fendi, teal and salmon pink clashed brilliantly, and it was hard not to fall for Miu Miu's kitschy-wallpaper-inspired patterns. Sorry stripes – it's tartan time.
From left: Hermes, Bottega Veneta, Miu Miu, Eudon Choi and Fendi Spring 2018 RTW
Like the corset, this rigid undergarment has become a symbol of female empowerment. Wear it layered over a blouse or with a bold choker – anything goes, really.
From left: Maison Margiela, Sies Marjan, J.W. Anderson, Prada and Alexander McQueen Spring 2018 RTW
Take anything Vivienne Westwood, add a dollop of Marc Jacobs circa Perry Ellis and mix in some Studio 54 and you've got this season's grunge-meets-glitz vibe. Sparkles, PVC and leather are a must. Also key: eyeliner, and lots of it.
From left: Alexander Wang, Altuzarra, Christian Dior, Alexander McQueen and Coach 1941 Spring 2018 RTW