Cleverly updated bags, intricate fl oral embroidery and looks that stars like Sienna Miller approve of – Michael Kors’ latest collection has plenty worth fussing over, as IAN LEE found out in Taipei.
POPPIES, POPPIES AND MORE POPPIES
The flower is a key element of the Spring/ Summer 2016 collection. And you’ll see lots of it in pretty silk or organza embroidery, as well as in bold and bright prints.
Making these seemingly simple, yet intricate Spring/Summer 2016 looks was no mean feat. Just take a look at these figures – they’re sure to wow you.
2,520 grommets are used on the skirt that celebrity model Kendall Jenner wears here. Each strip of five grommets took 27 hours to hand-line and hand-punch in place.
825 hours – that’s how long it took to apply all the oral appliques to this silk georgette gown.
THE KEY TERMS… …
Michael Kors uses to describe his collection: “earthy elegance”, “romantic softness”, “relaxed tailoring” and “feminine flourishes”.
Fifty Shades of Grey actress Dakota Johnson (pictured here with Michael Kors) picked a printed, ruffl ed maxi dress for the opening of the designer’s flagship store in Tokyo.
Looks from the collection have already been worn by celebs like actresses Sienna Miller and Dakota Johnson.
A lace peasant-style gown was Sienna Miller’s choice for the London Film Festival screening of her movie, High-Rise.
THE BEST ACCESSORIES
We’re talking about fresh spins on the designer’s iconic Miranda tote, versatile resin jewellery and the on-trend crescent-shaped bag.
Just the thing to update your tailoring now: elegant resin brooches and earrings that look like natural stones.
ONE OF HIS FAVE LOOKS …
is this lingerieinspired one. Because it’s “totally covered, yet provocative”, Michael says.
Meet the doit- all of the collection. “You can crush it in your hand as a clutch, you can wear it as a shoulder bag – it’s the new silhouette that does everything,” says Michael.
For the first time, you’ll see Michael Kors’ best-selling Miranda tote as a backpack and shoulder bag. Leather bag (price unavailable).
A new shape to love: the Crescent bag has a body shaped like a half-moon and chic, skinny shoulder straps. Leather bag (price unavailable).