“Vandalised” catwalks meant plenty of Instagram moments – and cultural inspiration – during the Fall/Winter 2018 Fashion Week season.
To match a collection anchored by winter layering taken to the extreme, Balenciaga erected a fake snow mountain with in a Parisian television studio, then grafﬁtied it using the same fun highlighter hues as found on the clothes. The visuals: the brand’s logo, peace signs, smileys, and empowering messages that previously turned up on its bags.
The unexpected venue for Marques Almeida’s ’80s couture-meets-street collection of corseted tops, pouf-sleeved dresses and skater-style pants? The Leake Street Grafﬁti Tunnel in London, which boasts some of Banksy’s original works (though they’ve all been covered by that of others now – it has since become an authorised grafﬁti area).