I always imagine London as having it far more together than we ever do in the United States. The whole UK just seems so civilized. So, I’m always surprised to hear my friend, Jess, tell stories about Britons who are just as racist and misogynist as many Americans.
I blame costume dramas. For my perceptions. Not for racism and misogyny.
At least London’s Fall 2014 Ready-To-Wear collections appeared to be designed by people who are sharing the experience of watching our world go to seed. There were similar motifs throughout several collections.
My new favorite thing: sweater gowns. It’s all the glamour of a gown, with all the warmth and comfort of a sweater!
Daks, Mark Fast
We will be attacked by folds and flaps of fabric:
Clockwise from top left: Ashish, Christopher Kane, John Rocha, Emilio de la Morena
Bleak, gray futurism is a full-on trend:
Clockwise from top left: Tom Ford, JW Anderson, Jean Pierre Braganza, David Koma
This look is supposed to somehow be inspired by America’s pioneer days…… but it just looks like Darth Vader glowing blue plastic wrap:
Annnnnd here’s Darth Vader on a gown. SICK OF THIS TREND ALREADY:
Creepy, crawly gown of death! I love this!:
Yes, I have to have the gold striped pants suit with the metal donut collar: