Christopher Kane continues to go from strength to strength, forever astonishing the fashion world and having us all hooked on his sublimely cool designs.
Forever faithful to his experimental approach to fashion design, Christopher Kane strikes again. Entitled ‘Make Do And Mend’, the designer’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection takes its name from a 1940s pamphlet, which offered advice to women on how to make their clothes more durable during the war. For the collection itself, the Scottish native took inspiration from the past and from his own childhood memories, mixing various materials and playing with transparency. Pleated skirts made from lurex, woollen cardigans, tweed jackets and trousers all pertain to Kane’s reputed vision of a new kind of modernity, while the iris of the eye makes for an oh-so-Christopher Kane motif, artfully mashed up with leopard-print pieces and cartoonish floral adornments.
In 2006, after graduating from London’s famous Central Saint Martins college, Christopher Kane debuted his collection of fluorescent bandage dresses and buckle fastenings at London Fashion Week to huge critical acclaim. The rest, as they say, is history and Kane has remained one of the session’s most highly anticipated shows ever since.