November 27, 2020

Emporio Armani RTW Spring 2018

There’s nothing that says London quite like a bank of gray cloud and a blast of damp September weather. “It’s freezing!” said a still-sunkissed Giorgio Armani backstage after his Emporio Armani show on Sunday night. It was the first time in more than a decade that he’s shown in the British capital, and he’d clearly forgotten just how to inhospitable this particular northern climate can be.
To chase those gray skies away, he brought with him bags of sunshine in the form of diaphanous and iridescent fabrics, fluid silhouettes and colors straight out of a candy jar – sugared almond shades of mint, pink and baby blue. Cartoonish red crabs picked their way over sheer dresses and white tops, while naif star and flower motifs multiplied over jackets and skirts in this collection that mixed the sporty with the sweet.
Drawstring details dialled down the prettiness of floaty blouses and skirts, while a shower of shiny pink sequins took the hard edge off a hoodie. Sporty touches also came via the red lining of a white leather car coat and the bright red racing stripes streaming down the sides of fluid white trousers. Pink or baby blue suits came with track suit

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