Trendspotting: Criss-Cross

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From left to right: Simone Rocha, 1205, and J. W. Anderson. Photos: Imaxtree

From left to right: Simone Rocha, 1205, and J. W. Anderson. Photos: Imaxtree

Harnesses and bondage have recently had their day as micro-trends, but London has not entirely forgotten them. Only this time the trend moves away from the suggestive and more towards something decorous. 

Day 2 of London Fashion Week gave us three collections — Simone Rocha, 1205 and J. W. Anderson — which featured a criss-cross embellishment on the chest. Rocha, for instance, was inspired by Japanese bondage photography but pairing with frilly pink dresses lessened the bite.

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