Posted 9 February 2013 at 10:00 PM | Comments (0)
There are two patterns that inevitably make me think of royal jesters: checks, and vertical stripes. Both were huge hits on Spring 2013 runways.
I’ll get to vertical stripes another time. Meanwhile, “check” out the varying checkerboard scales from Balmain, Alexandre Herchcovitch, House of Holland, and Acne Studios:
And then… there was Louis Vuitton. There was only one message—checks—and it was wildly satisfying. Here are some of my favorites from the hip-to-be-square collection:
I can’t mention the Louis Vuitton show without mentioning the eye-popping escalator finale:
And their equally bold spring ad campaign:
If I were to choose one wild spring trend that I’d like to pull off this year, this would be it. Anyone else crazy enough to join me?