January 19, 2021

Peter Jensen Resort 2018

For resort, Jensen harked back to the Sixties and early Seventies and took cues from actress Sandy Dennis’ sophisticated style.
Jensen, who admired the charisma of the “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” star, focused on pared-back silhouettes and worked relaxed shapes into his fun range filled with ladylike pieces with a twist.
The designer said for him, resort is a time when he listens to his customers and considers fabrics, shapes and styles and said his woman is clever lady who is a very secure female that combines her career with fun.
“Commercial is not a bad thing,” said Jensen. “What I find important with the resort collection is that you listen to your customers. We want people to wear it. With resort it can give you a bit more. With the mainline, you can play around and make it more image-building.”
Jensen continued to focus on his brand’s bestsellers such as dresses and shirting this season.
There were classic A-line structured shift dresses done in an embroidered floral fabric laid over an organza. He played with details and placed a twisted bow on pockets.
He experimented with laser-cut cotton fabrications worked into a pleated knee-length skirt, smocked shirts and blouses with an asymmetric hem in

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