sabato, ottobre 25
PAUL McCARTNEY @ STELLA McCARTNEY Paris Fashion Week P/E 2009
Our homegrown vegan designer, Stella McCartney, took to the Parisian catwalk with her latest offering for Fashion Week, but it was hard to know what to make of her collection as a whole.
The lack of a theme was palpable; 'eclectica' seems to be the overriding description of her A/W line. Rug-like mustard knits emblazoned with grandiose coats-of-arms strode alongside foggy drifting chiffons and heavy plain midnight-blue velvet shifts. Some, like a small tulip LBD, were cute, sleek and feminine, while long black smocks and boxy double-breasted wool-felt coats with enormous lapels eliminated any silhouette whatsoever. Some ensembles gave off an earthy, ethnic vibe; others harked back centuries to the medieval damsel. The black, cripser pieces can easily be imagined on refined city socialites...