The collection notes for Chloe’s FW 2013/2014 presentation read as follows: “Night buses, independent spirit, bare legs, dorm rooms, bike sheds, flirting, cold nights, tough girls.” Creative Director Clare Waight Keller translated these key words into a preppy, yet feminine collection featuring the house’s greatest hits. Although it was the same staid stuff of season’s past (which to be fair probably sells like hotcakes) there was a random lederhosen/pinafore moment that is not likely to be a best seller. Our pick for the season: the knitwear stood out in a collection that was otherwise (and somewhat bizarrely) quite summery.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's new costume exhibition, PUNK: Chaos to Couture, tries to pay homage to the gritty, subversive, late-1970s movement. But has punk-inspired high fashion added to its legacy-or destroyed it?
Makeup for men is on the rise—and it’s no longer a taboo. Alessandra Codinha reports.