by Dominique Hanke
Known for his vibrant and charismatic collections, Monsieur Christian Lacroix did not let the label’s fans down with this fabulously flirtatious collection. Described as a “happy casual” collection, that is exactly what the runway delivered. Models with cheeky signs aimed at the photographers’ pit interacted playfully with the audience, waving and twirling, the audience whooping and applauding in return.
The collection mixed in several different takes on floral graphics, the first were painterly, fun, bright prints reflective of the label’s home land in the Mediterranean.
The bright prints were followed by more abstract floral prints in monochrome with the odd pop of colour, bringing in that feeling of European style and art.
My favourite look was a stunning sheer lace top with graphic top and pants. The pattern blocking worked beautifully and made me will spring closer!