Urban sports silhouettes were prevalent at Versace, Joseph and Stella McCartney, with dynamic lines and big volume on nylon parkas and parachute pleats, with street accents and plenty of movement
Florals are no surprise for spring, but next season brings blossom prints up to date in all-over Seventies style, flirting a little with the kitsch.
From criss-cross stripes to in-your-face color, fashion has gone graphic for summer 2017. Think vibrant, geometric prints, as spotted on the knitwear at Proenza Schouler, the poppy pleats at Chloé and the Sonia Rykiel poncho
Jumpsuits all day
Much more than a trend, the jumpsuit is now a seasonal staple that tops editors’ wishlists as an easy piece for summer every year. Uptown girl or fashion boilersuit, choose from evening glamour and daytime cool.
At Dior, Lanvin and McQueen, designers showed once again the power of suggestion. Sheet textures left a little to the imagination and subtle cut-outs revealed a hint of what lay beneath in a hymn to black
Saturday night fever
Sequins and shimmer set the runways on fire this Fashion Week. Minis are out and long sparkling sheaths are in, along with Seventies references and Bianca Jagger-style pyjamas.
Menswear is an eternal source of inspiration for womenswear designers and the men’s shirt took to the Spring/Summer 2017 runways with a nonchalant twist for the season. Pale blue and pinstriped, it was deconstructed as a dress at Balenciaga, Joseph and Alexander Wang.
Designers mixed, matched and juxtaposed anything and everything that clashed, with vintage fabrics and unexpected pairings of prints, fabrics and finishes
Head-to-to white and a slim silhouette is the minimalist take on futurist fashion this season, accented with patches slogans and moto stripes.