Whatever the reasons, I will say this: it makes for a very long fashion show.Michael Kors 2017 Twice as many looks means twice as long to sit twisted on a tiny, narrow backless bench with one’s buttocks squished up against another fashion editor’s. Time can pass very slowly and, at Bottega, where there were 76 looks, the show’s duration certainly stretched the attention span. Thankfully, the womenswear was gorgeously arresting. The men, lovely as they were, became little more than wallpaper. It’s a rare industry that must ask how to make men more visible in the workplace, but it’s a question with which designers will have to grapple as the new show formats move ahead.
No men at Jil Sander, although a man is in charge of the label. Rodolfo Paglialunga’s SS17 collection continued to essay many of the themes the house’s founder made her own — suiting, jackets, functional workwear, sobriety — but here it was flavoured with more current fashionability.Michael Kors 2017 The shoulder was oversized, padded and boxy, or sculptural and rounded to the elbow. Jackets and dresses were gathered with drawstring details and sleeves were slashed to the wrist.
There were lots of Issey Miyake-style pleats as well, and the palette of pinstripe neutrals was punched up with burnt orange, ice blue and shades of apricot. Please use the sharing tools found via the email icon at the top of articles. Copying articles to share with others is a breach of FT.Michael Kors 2017 comT&Cs and Copyright Policy. to buy additional rights. Subscribers may share up to 10 or 20 articles per month using the gift article service. More information can be found here.