• Disney Villains x The Blonds RTW Spring 2019

    16 days ago - By WWD

    It's 10 pm on Friday night at Fashion Week and who do you want to hang out with? The Blonds, co-founded by designer Phillipe Blond and creative director David Blond, would be a solid pick. Their spring-summer outing, a collaboration with Disney's Villains, made for a smart mashup for the brand's showgirl glam aesthetic.
    The show felt more like a concert than a fashion show as the crowd clapped and yelled at each character that came down the runway, and that isn't a bad thing. Phillipe Blond, as the Queen of Hearts, opened the show to a chorus of screams from the audience, walking in a...
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  • Self-Portrait RTW Spring 2019

    16 days ago - By WWD

    Feminine urban ease was at the core of Han Chong's spring effort. While she maintained her signature romantic touch, the designer injected a more edgy vibe into her flattering clothes.
    Micro- and macro-floral patterns as well as a variety of geometric motifs with a Sixties' vibe were combined on fluid maxi dresses, their silhouettes peppered with plissé panels, draping and ruffles.
    Delicate lace inserts embellished mini frocks with soft bows at the collars, while the roomy, ample caftans were infused with a breezy resort vibe. Exuding a certain retro vibe, macramé lace dresses punctuated...
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  • Milly RTW Spring 2019

    16 days ago - By WWD

    Michelle Smith's spring collection was called Metamorphosis, and it was about embracing new stages in life and feeling vibrant and amazing along the way. Smith has a knack for energetic, confident femininity and she delivered on those tenets with shocks of saturated color and touches of athleticism.
    Backstage before the show, dressed in the billowy tent dress that started it all, Smith talked about the collection's beginnings: “This dress is actually a rectangular block of fabric. It represents having a strong foundation and being strong within yourself.”
    The designer sent variations of...
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  • Artistix RTW Spring 2019

    16 days ago - By WWD

    Andy Hilfiger and artist Greg Polisseni's always begin their design process for Artistix with Polisseni's art, for spring, it started specifically with a piece he created called “Sierra,” Hilfiger reported.
    The colorful artwork was shown on the runway, but before the co-gender show started, a lengthy video caught the crowd up on the brand's previous season's outing, and then the spring collection came down the runway. The art wasn't apparent in the clothing, with the exception of a few watercolor camouflage prints on a light anorak jacket for the boys and some color-block patterns on...
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