Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Michael Kors, famed designer and one third of the finicky judging panel on Project Runway, presented a collection loaded with pastels to the crowds at New York Fashion Week. Simple lines, straight angles, shifts, all inspired by an architectural sensibility. This is what Kors is banking on for Spring/Summer 2010. Please god, no. Kors, i'm sorry, but you've just aged your models a couple decades. Your construction may be immaculate but your ideas aren't a fresh update of something classic, they just look tired and dowdy. This palette works best in bathrooms and on retro-inspired kitchen appliances. Those transparent plastic strips are cheap and make us question your taste level. Save it for the ready to wear department store line, not the catwalk. Michael, you're out. Auf wiedersehen.