“Things happen” in Florence, reported Grace Wales Bonner through a preview forward of her exhibit in Florence Tuesday night as part of Pitti Uomo.
Without a doubt, her spring selection was a journey larger sized than daily life.
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It touched down in Burkina Faso, in which hand dyed jerseys and cotton have been designed, and Ghana, the place she experienced her comfortable-edged jewellery crafted from glass beads, rock crystals and baroque pearls adorning most of the looks, then on to Paris, exactly where opera coats ended up customized by the Dwelling of Charvet, and London wherever Savile Row stalwart Anderson & Sheppard contributed to some of the customized pieces.
Her mix of utilitarian aspects and fashionable tailoring — as in the large cargo trousers worn beneath elongated evening shirts with a contrasting bib, or fitted fits with spherical ribbed lapels and cropped jackets dotted in studs