Vogue Runway

FENDI: S/S 2017 READY-TO-WEAR

Fresh off the tremendous success of this summer’s Fendi couture show in Rome, another quirkily beautiful ready-to-wear collection.

Fresh off the tremendous success of this summer’s Fendi couture show in Rome—when Karl Lagerfeld and Silvia Venturini Fendi made models walk on water across the Trevi Fountain—the pair came back to Milan with another quirkily beautiful ready-to-wear collection. Its makings sound like an unlikely mix: utilitarian stripes and sporty knitted sock booties on the one hand, grand baroque brocades and lingerie silks on the other. But it was all deftly tied together with a result that came through as calm and curiously creative at the same time.

 
Decade collaging is a thing of the moment, but Karl Lagerfeld is the grand master of that.
 
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