The Clothes: It’s hard not to talk in superlatives and hyperbole after you see a Christopher Kane show. But he really and truly does things that no one else is doing, with completely mesmerizing results. If Kane has a signature, it’s that there’s always a detail that’s a bit askew and frankly effed up. This season, we think he was channeling a mad scientist. Frankenstein was featured on at least one shirt, while big plastic nuts and bolts served as hardware on otherwise feminine pieces. Electrical tape “held together” lace and crystal embellishments on some pieces. The palette was mainly white, with rosy pink and acid yellow mixed in. White leather biker jackets were softened with quilted rose shapes; and airy, transparent, full-skirted dresses were decorated with sticky, rubbery bows.
The Hair and Makeup: Hair was slicked back in a super straight and shiny ponytail. The lower eyelids were lined in black; the rest of the face was clean.
The Vibe: Held on the 6th floor of a random office building, there was a V-shaped runway covered in silvery almost holographic material–a perfect backdrop for the modernity of the clothes.
The Soundtrack: Bass-heavy thumping that I could feel in my chest.
The Front Row: It-girls and the A-list of street style: Alexa Chung, Leigh Lezark, Daisy Lowe, Poppy Delevingne
Celeb We’d Like to See Wearing It: Kate Middleton (She should! Especially the bow numbers.), Anna Dello Russo (the stuff with the nuts and bolts), any aspiring street style star.
WTF Moment: Someone in the standing section behind me said, “Wait, so what show is this again?” Seriously? I mean…