Blast From The Past

90s Fashion Is Back And Better Than Ever

Designers are reinventing classics from the past to create the latest trends.

90s Fashion Is Back And Better Than Ever
Jimmy Choo x Mugler Sock Over-the-knee Boot

Jimmy Choo x Mugler

Mugler has always been synonymous with glamour and fierceness.

Since taking the reins of the French fashion house in 2018, Mugler’s creative director Casey Cadwallader has been steering this fierce femininity, building a strong visual identity through his powerful tailoring and sensual body-con dresses.

Jimmy Choo x Mugler Sock Ankle Boot
Jimmy Choo x Mugler Sock Ankle Boot

The collaboration with Jimmy Choo explores the themes Cadwallader has defined so well: sock boots in graphic stripes skim the leg like a sinuous second skin, highlighter yellow heels with a super-pointy toe feature multiple crisscrossing straps (a detail lifted from the ready-to-wear collection) while fabulous knee-high gladiator heels gilded in gold are fit for the modern fashion goddess.

Prada Re-Edition 1995

The true beauty of Prada lies in its ability to always stay ahead of the curve yet remain timeless. Case in point: the Re-Edition 1995.

The Prada Re-edition 1995
The Prada Re-edition 1995

First released in Autumn/Winter 1995, the minimalist bag sees a reissue this season, updated in a fine brushed leather. Its clean lines and sleek silhouette are a reminder of the stripped-back elegance of the ’90s, which still feels current today.

Sportmax SS 22

A sense of playfulness comes through in Sportmax’s Spring/Summer collection.

Sportmax SS 2022
Sportmax SS 2022

Soft feminine silhouettes offer a contrast to tougher elements, like the diaphanous tulle dress gathered haphazardly with sports webbing or an oversized tailored jacket with a row of drawstrings at the back that cinch at the waist like a corset.

Sportmax SS 2022
Sportmax SS 2022

The fabrics reflect the juxtaposition with a pastiche of brocade, silks, technical nylon and sheer chiffon, while heavy platforms recalling the geta sandal worn by geishas ground the look.

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