Met Gala to honor Lagerfeld.Loewe colors Parisian fashion
PARIS (AP) — Loewe’s ever-creative director, Jonathan Anderson, was the toast to Paris Fashion Week on Friday. His subtly provocative, concept-driven runway show triumphs had critics like Karlie Kloss and Alexa his Chan and his VIP guests going wild.
Meanwhile, Vogue’s Anna Wintour has announced that next year’s Met Gala in New York will pay tribute to the late Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld.
Highlights from the Spring/Summer 2023 collection include:
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A fashion-forward insider heritage brand, Loewe is going from strength to strength under the artistic stewardship of American designer Jonathan Anderson.
Friday’s concept-driven collection — the highlight of the season so far — was a case in point. Expand it until you produce a theme of A giant bright red tropical flower known as an anthurium was the centerpiece of this minimalist runway, creating a thoughtful variation on the floral theme.
It was literal at times, like the giant white anthurium that served as the front piece for an A-line mini dress. , whose silhouette itself resembles an upside-down flower, reminiscent of Dior’s distorted vision of the 1940s. Ash’s bustier has a peplum inserted into the top of the skirt to create a surreal three-dimensional form like a curtain. The 1940s also showed up in his babydoll gown, where stripes of myriad colors bewildered the eye.
The shoes became frills of white fabric like flower petals stroking the floor, which could have been a mop as well, but the stilettos were intentionally made too big and awkward.
This collection showcases Anderson as a rare designer who successfully blends classic fashion with intricate ideas without sacrificing visual beauty.
Celebrating Karl Lagerfeld at the Met Gala
American Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour announced Friday that the theme for next year’s annual Met Gala will be the work of the late Karl Lagerfeld, gathering top Paris Fashion Week insiders.
Held on the first Monday in May, this world-famous fundraiser, which has also been billed the Oscars of the fashion world, is a German who worked for Chanel, Fendi and Chloé, who died in 2019 at the age of 85. Celebrate the work of a born couturier. .
As usual, the Met Gala theme will be borrowed from museum exhibits. Next year’s exhibition will be titled ‘Karl Lagerfeld: The Line of Beauty’ and will bring together about 150 of his works to give you a glimpse into his ‘style language’.
Original sketches by Lagerfeld will also be on display.
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