elements of art and fashion... Mary Katrantzou‘s quintessential lampshade-like silhouettes and trompe l’oeil prints have evolved tenfold for fall. Images of pencils, cutlery, coat hangers, old-fashioned typewriters, and circular telephone dials were digitally stamped atop structured dresses with knitted details and flowy chiffon frocks.
Proenza Schouler and Hokusai = This oriental patterned dress brought images of The Great Wave of Kanagawa, a famous Japanese painting by Hokusai. The mixing blue and white hues create an oceanic ambience, and the black framed folds at the bottom of the dress really add some edginess to what would otherwise be a dress as calm as the sea. The traditional oriental style format brings a mix of culture, couture and chic.