There is something for everyone in the variety of ensembles that came down the Spring/Summer 2012 ready-to-wear runway, including georgette dresses and tailored suits printed with a design inspired by photographer Nobuyoshi Araki’s Sensual Flowers series. Taking a closer look it is possible to see that the floral decorations have all wilted slightly, adding an eerie feel to the beauty.
As per the ongoing trend sheer played a big role this season with panels giving us a peek at the wearer’s waist and hips, adding a flirty element to the well crafted attire.
Another fantastic element of the collection was the designer’s use of rubber; with a raincoat and skirt made from latex that are out of this world he has been solidified as an avant-garde creator with an ability to appeal to all crowds.
Even the audience was filled with a healthy mix faces, from young celebrities such as Nicki Minaj and Amanda Seyfried to fashion big-wigs like Grace Coddington and Andre Leon Talley, it is easy to see the widespread attention the garments obtain.
Gurung has accomplished a lot in the past three years, between winning the CFDA Swarovski award and his collaboration with retail giant J. Crew it is obvious that he is a designer who can do it all, and we look forward with bated breath to what comes next.