Fashion week is officially all year long now. We’ve just seen another spurt of shows – from Celine, Gucci and Bottega Veneta (they had an event in a club in Berlin, while the rest of the city’s in a strict lockdown, and allegedly hired Soho House for the afterparty, kicking out existing residents – not cool!) – while other brands are doing smaller scale ‘activations’ and releasing their look books.
I’m very much into Bode at the moment and its unique way of telling stories through textiles. These Bode AW21 looks have the nostalgic charm of early Alessandro Michele for Gucci mixed with a Wes Anderson naivety without going full-on costume. It feels more real to me.
Highlights: everything about this red jacket (above), especially the hardware fastening, the quilted pyjama-esque combo, the crewelwork embroidery and the vintage map print shirt. According to Vogue, even though it’s ‘AW21’, the collection arrives in stores this month.
WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGES: Bode AW21
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