Into The Blue
Denim, the humble wardrobe staple, has gone haute. Even demure shapes—dresses, kimonos, fitted jackets—have got the blues this summer. Ditch the double denim for triple and try spliced and patchworked styles, because this season, more is more.
Saturday-night fever took over the runways in a blur of sequins, oversized metallic paillettes, exaggerated ruffles and shimmering Lurex. With these radiant rose, silver and gold creations, designers wanted to show us that there is a light at the end of the tunnel—and it’s brighter than ever.
For the past year, comfortable, sporty clothing has been a part of our daily lives. This season, our wardrobe, ready for reinvention, will spring from its couch zone and hit the streets. At Miu Miu, the nonchalance of a track suit was paired with the elegance of a romantic blouse.
All Puffed Up
Big, rounded shoulders accented by balloon sleeves took dresses, tops, blazers and coats to new, voluminous heights. The result? A spherical statement that’s certainly hard to miss.
Designers took a fresh look at wardrobe essentials—trench coats, blazers and shirts—and gave them a bold, brave and adventurous update.
Whether casual or captivating, transparent, skin-baring and flesh-toned fabrics ruled the runways. The freedom of diaphanous dresses and delicate lingerie highlighted our desire to feel—and dress—as light as air.
Drama clashed with daywear for a total wardrobe blackout. Theatrical gowns, old-fashioned outfits and Gothic-style slip-dresses were a stylishly caustic nod to the dreary mood of the past year.
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