Her earlobes weighed down by enough charms to fill two bracelets, her hair in a topknot, Angela Missoni is claustrophobic in cities, alive with enthusiasm, lit by clarity. For 20 years the creative director of Missoni, she’s turned the family-owned company into a global luxury brand without forfeiting its intimate authenticity. “I’m not looking for perfection,” she says, “but harmony.”
I’ve been in thrall to her family from the first time I saw a Missoni pullover in a magazine in 1967. Every possible color was joined into a lacy motif of faintly heraldic points as scalloped as fish scales, as feathered as bird wings. The colors said everything was possible, the lacy scales suggested that one could transcend human form, the...
We take a moment to mediate on the most provocative shade of all
“Red protects itself. No colour is as territorial. It stakes a claim, is on the alert against the spectrum,” said filmmaker Derek Jarman in his 1994 book Chroma: A Book of Color. The incendiary nature of the colour red has started political revolutions, indulged in pleasures of the flesh and flirted with danger in its many forms throughout the history of cinema, art and fashion alike.
Hues of scarlet, crimson, vermilion and burgundy, incorporated into on-screen costume and propelled down the runway, act as telling flags to the nature of its wearer, not to mention the intention of a designer. Here, we present 16 red pieces of clothing for Autumn/Winter 2017, as...
At the center of Missoni's show today was an installation of white neon lights, creating a flickering cage of light. The minimal background set off a show peppered with shots of color and a plethora of patterns. Models strode down a runway that wrapped around that neon centerpiece to a soundtrack that included Brian Eno's "Ali Click" and Yoko Ono's "Walking on Thin Ice."
The color palette mixed blacks and greys with splashes and shots of color like chartreuse, teal, and purple. In the knits particularly color blended and mixed freely.
@missoni fashion show was everything ❤️ #Missoni #mfw
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Fringe-heavy jackets and long, slinky dresses gave off a distinct ’70s glam vibe. Wide-legged flowing...