Triangular prints, strong silhouettes, gel harnesses, and micro minis wouldn’t have one assuming that Christopher Kane was inspired by something as romantic as The Garden of Eden. But it was the dark side of Adam and Eve that the designer drew upon, and the passion and perversion that lead the couple to risk it all for one bite of forbidden fruit. That love triangle (hence the prints) between man, woman, and nature was what Kane riffed on as he crafted his Fall 2020 range. The shape has symbolized the “eye of the Supreme Being watching over the universe,” said Kane’s show notes, and the motif carried through graphic prints, lace cut-outs, and super-femme bows that were equal parts strong and sexy.
This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.