Power & Grace

Summer's heat will be in the high 80s

Photography by Lawrence Cortz

No period of fashion elevated the strength and power of the female form quite like the 1980’s. Oscillating between feminine and fetish, designers have resurrected the decade’s modus operandi for summer 2017. Drawing energy from the era’s icon, Grace Jones, the woman is the master of her own metamorphosis.

Take Cover
Armour comes in many forms and degrees, whether it is an attitude we assume or a garment we don. Balenciaga’s wind-breaking cape embodies this, shrouding her in mystery.

Take Cover
Armour comes in many forms and degrees, whether it is an attitude we assume or a garment we don. Balenciaga’s wind-breaking cape embodies this, shrouding her in mystery.

Fetish for Fushsia
Balenciagas’s high-octane metallic jersey shocks the senses as statement sleeves invigorate the wardrobe. South of the knee, barely there sandals finish the look seamlessly.

Off-The-Wall Prints
Givenchy’s second skin flower print dress grasps her every contour, while a psychedelic treatment sends her into a kaleidoscope dream.

Glitter Bug
Haider Ackermann reconsiders all that glitters, giving everyday essentials a sprinkle of stardust. A deep, plunging neck can sit on or off the shoulders and a chained Céline clutch can be drawn as taut as desired.

Glitter Bug
Haider Ackermann reconsiders all that glitters, giving everyday essentials a sprinkle of stardust. A deep, plunging neck can sit on or off the shoulders and a chained Céline clutch can be drawn as taut as desired.

Day to Disco
Haider Ackermann’s bold shoulders, sparkling piping, and sky-high hemlines work overtime, bringing you straight through the day to the disco.

Glamour Girl
Maison Margiela’s side snap trousers beg to be unbuttoned as Wedleborn’s top gives the cold shoulder. Adorned with Linda Farrow sunglasses and Céline earrings, glamour girls concur that bigger really is better.

Glamour Girl
Maison Margiela’s side snap trousers beg to be unbuttoned as Wedleborn’s top gives the cold shoulder. Adorned with Linda Farrow sunglasses and Céline earrings, glamour girls concur that bigger really is better.

Creative Direction: Gianna Ritacca
Styling: Mayila Dolikon
Hair & Makeup: Bianca Perisa
Model: Aliisa from Elmer Olsen Models

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