combinations, all the better to catch a cooling summer breeze.
There were frills too – one of the trends of the season – big ones on the diagonal of one-shoulder dresses and clever little unexpected ones trailing from the collar.
Earlier this year McCartney declared that her new luxury synthetic leathers were as good as the real thing, and in Paris she sent out a pair of highwaisted, pecan-coloured Skin-Free-Skin trousers and a tight black top over a black organza dress appliqued with leopard patterns. – AFP Relaxnews DIVERSITY is a much raised issue in fashion, that often reflects well in fashion imaging but not so much on the products itself. Japanese basics magnate Uniqlo scored themselves a feature as part of “Items: Is Fashion Modern?”exhibition by The Museum of Modern Art. Entitled Emancipation/Modesty/Rebellion, it emphasises on the correlation between fashion and sociocultural affairs, which puts 111 influential garments and accessories from the past century in the spotlight. MoMA’s first exhibition on fashion since 1994 has chosen garments from Hana Tajima for UNIQLO collection, namely the AIRism Printed Stole and Inner Hijab. Focusing on flared silhouettes, fashion designer Hana Tajima’s collection is effortless chic poised in graceful elegance, employed using AIRism for a breathable fabric. Staying true to Uniqlo’s commitment, they have successfully capitalised on the diverse lifestyle and cultural framework by representing the Muslim communities through modest wear. The exhibition is from Oct 1 to Jan 28. – Jason Lim
Stella McCartney Spring/ Summer 2018. Hana Tajima redefines modest wear.