Jean Paul Gaultier set the stage of his spring 2014 runway show with a reality competition inspired setting were models were judged on their dancing with critical judges. Leather played a major component in the new season with designs evoking the musical “Grease”.
Vivienne Westwood delivered an eclectic outing inspired by a visit to the Canterbury Cathedral for her spring 2014 collection. The collection had a medieval theme, at times literal, and at other times more symbolic.
For spring 2014, Haider Ackermann designed an androgynous wardrobe for his woman with elongated suit jackets, baggy trousers and sheer skirts. The designs were romantic yet sleek with a focus on layered silhouettes.
Acne designer Jonny Johansson delivered an outing of slouchy silhouettes with a slightly utilitarian aspect for the Swedish label’s spring 2014 collection. A color palette of white transforms into more primary colors like red, yellow and blue.
Viktor & Rolf transformed the classic schoolgirl uniform for their spring collection. Vests and pleated plaid skirts were either exaggerated or decorated with emblems.
Commes des Garcons’ Rei Kawakubo delivers a conceptual collection for spring, with 3d forms that are more artwork than fashion. The creations paired with her own vision of sneakers, truly give pause.
Sending out models with tangled dreadlocks, Japanese designer Junya Watanabe presented a collection of frayed and fringed separates for his spring collection which was inspired by a hyper-realized version of cowboys and Indians.