The young design team, self-named AS FOUR, commenced
Fashion Week's proceedings at Smashbox Studios in Culver City with an
adventurous collection of futuristic, clingy bodysuits all twisted, pinned,
warped and wrapped. With heads, arms and feet completely wrapped this design
team listed lightness and ease as their chief inspiration, and asked us to
consider a new way of living lightness in the future planet of style.
were several Kawakubo-influenced pod-like sculptures in lightweight linens, lots
of asymmetrical tailoring and even a few Grecian-inspired Old Hollywood
looks with gold brocade, loungewear caftans and sequined camouflage capes.
the show challenged collective
notions of What we wear and Why we wear it. After all, if Hollywood's Blade
Runner fantasy becomes reality, we fashionistas may all be wearing these
shimmery mummy-suits in LA by 2019.