L to R: Prada, Christopher Kane and Mugler
Prada and Damir Doma
So what if it's mid Paris Fashion Week, it's more early trend alert than clairvoyance. Some designers in Milan and Paris have had Japan on the brain, traditional rather than modern. Remixed kimonos, obi sashes and memoirs of some geisha sauntered down the runway in cool modern fashion (no pun intended). There's a propensity towards unconventional lines and clever pattern-making for Spring.
*Photos courtesy of Style.com