Christopher Kane’s lady is on holiday. It’s resort, duh. She vacays in Japan because she isn’t the type to lay by the pool. No no, she’s prowling the streets of Tokyo, and as superlover of Tokyo Gwen Stefani once said, “a pedestrian paradise where the catwalk got it’s claws (meow).” True that. Chris Kane’s woman has guts – his slogans for this collection read Shit Happens and Baby One More Time. Yes, she’s hanging with the locals in electric blue sheer chiffon grounded in strips of crystals, reflecting the city lights. Soft chain mail is her armour and the thinnest knife pleated long skirts are what propels her through the night. Big shouldered, tailored double-breasted coats bring the boss lady and his classic bloody good flows through the collection on delicate knits and loose dresses, all toughened up with glittering embellishments. Black leather dresses go super short, as do lace trimmed skirts that hike up that little bit higher in a wave of shimmer. It all gleams, absorbing the night behind her. Sharp, sweet, seductive. Our kinda girl. To continue with Gwen’s words of wisdom: “Work it, express it, live it, command your style. Create it, design it, now let me see you work it.” Amen.
by Roxy Lola