Wednesday, September 28, 2011
MFW Spring/Summer 2012: Giorgio Armani
Giorgio Armani is obsessed with light this season. His Emporio show sparkled with hard starlight; his signature show shimmered with the translucent glow of the moon on the sea—or the mother-of-pearl lining of a seashell. Armani excels at translating such abstract notions into fabric. Here, there were bias-cut silk jackets that did indeed look like nacre. And the three graces that made an awkwardly stately exit at show's end were so drenched with beads and crystals, they looked newly risen from the ocean.