Riccardo Tisci's Moroccan theme for the Men's Spring 2010 collection carried over to the Fall 2009 Haute Couture collection, which showed yesterday in Paris. In both collections, North African prints and heavy metal hardware dominated. It's likely we'll see some remnants of the Moroccan theme in Tisci's Spring 2010 women's ready-to-wear range, which will be revealed late this summer at Paris Fashion Week.
Posts for July 8th 2009
>> Jil Sander's Collection for Uniqlo Officially Has a Name —We've known since March that Jil Sander is re-entering the fashion world after five years by overseeing men's and women's wear at Uniqlo, but details further than that have been sparse. No word on how long her contract is or when the first of her labors will appear in stores, but the collection does finally have a name, +J, and a logo, at left. [WWD]
The Chanel Fall 2009 Haute Couture collection was strong and elegant at once. To us, it seemed to call up Nina Ricci Fall 2009 by way of the sloping headpieces, lean tailoring and strong-shouldered silhouettes. Now that Chanel is involved, we'll surely see more of these trends in the coming seasons.