• Pam Hogg RTW Spring 2019

    1 month ago - By WWD

    Eighties cult designer Pam Hogg is no stranger to provocation and for her spring 2019 presentation, dubbed “Dr. Hogg's Fantastic Fabulon,” Hogg pulled out her usual tricks to trigger her audience's fancy: Slashed bodysuits, see-through tunics embellished with multiple layers of tulle, the same gigantic headpieces she has used in previous seasons and a little nudity, with the opening looks consisting of thongs, some belted padding and not much else.
    Putting all things risqué aside, the rest of the lineup consisted of draped minidresses; gold metallic separates, and a series of easygoing...
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  • Marta Jakubowski RTW Spring 2019

    1 month ago - By WWD

    Designers can't seem to let go of the Noughties and Marta Jakubowski was no exception. There were pedal pushers, body-con dresses with body chains, and low-rise pants, to reference her Nineties style muses: Carrie Bradshaw and Jennifer Lopez.
    Jakubowski delivered everything from that era - and also a lot of the current trends - a Jacquemus-like straw hat was shown alongside black cutout dresses reminiscent of Shayne Oliver's Helmut Lang. It was cool, but unoriginal.
    There were flashes of acid green, neon orange and hot-pink accents on cropped blouses and on a parachute sportswear parka.
    A...
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  • M. Patmos RTW Spring 2019

    1 month ago - By WWD

    Marcia Patmos infused a lightweight, cool feel to her spring collection through a fresh, colorful palette. Patmos collaborated with New England-based abstract artist Deborah Forman to design collaged printed pastel and marigold easy dresses, the most alluring with tank sleeves, which helped her to add more refreshing colors throughout. Trousers came in seaglass green and knit sweaters had selvedge pastel yarns stitched into abstract shapes while indigo dyed wrap scarves and easy layering pieces tied it all together. Patmos also introduced her first T-shirt, in certified organic cotton...
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  • Khaite RTW Spring 2019

    1 month ago - By WWD

    For Khaite's Catherine Holstein, nothing balances comfort with the temptation to reveal more than being in the privacy of your home. The designer, who specializes in classic American sportswear with a thread of youthful sophistication, stuck to elevated staples while playing with seductive skin-baring elements.
    She introduced lingerie in variations meant to be worn layered and exposed - cashmere bralettes, striped bandeau tops, and silk bras with lace accents peeking out from under loosely cut tailoring - and played with revealing elements elsewhere in the form of semisheer linen gauze...
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