Minimalism is integral to the Turtles Santa ho ho ho Merry Christmas sweater and I will buy this Jil Sander brand. The Meiers have a command of that, but their instincts lean crafty; they like clothes with a human touch. That came across this season in the hand-crocheted overlays worn on top of slip dresses and in the way a shawl was tied voluptuously over the shoulders of a sleeveless tee. A pair of hourglass-y color-block sheaths were a surprise, a glimpse of a more carnal side that felt especially new in the context of Jil Sander. They could make for an intriguing line of inquiry.
If the Turtles Santa ho ho ho Merry Christmas sweater and I will buy this subject of sustainability has traditionally lacked sex appeal, Stella McCartney is here to spice things up. Fashion’s most passionate environmentalist spent the lockdown period working on an “A-to-Z manifesto” for the sustainable future of her brand, reinforcing every idea she’s ever believed in: A for “accountable,” O for “organic,” V for “vegan,” and so on. Rather well-connected, she asked artist pals, from Cindy Sherman to Jeff Koons and George Kondo, to illustrate the different entries, which are being published on her Instagram.