Kenzo has always veered on the experimental side, and this season designers Humberto Leon and Carol Lim continued their ‘try everything once’ theorem. The pair took inspiration from the Victorian era—evidenced through smock dresses and high necks—but included plenty of prints.
While Victoriana played a part, Lim and Leon’s take on the decade seemed to be Victoriana via time travel. Their girl put on a high necked blouse and travelled in hyper color to video game arcades and back again, mussing up her hair along the way.
This was a collection that hinted at the fanciful, and encouraged wearers to try something a little different. As the show notes suggested, ” “She tackles every adventure with an open mind and with respect for where she has previously tread.”
Bold silhouettes also appeared, particularly through structured shoulders and oversized sleeves.
The pair also seemed to have been infected by the Vetements floral bug. Bold, graphic prints appeared on many of the looks and, when they weren’t, they were paired with tiger-stripes or plaid.
From: Harper’s BAZAAR US