A smattering of looks from the Central St. Martins MA student collections.
It’s difficult not to cite a few Margiela inspirations, but if these ideas coming from fashion’s best and brightest are any sign of the times; it’s an encouraging show that fashion is indeed moving ahead. “Neo-minimalism” is a lazy and rushed attempt to describe the graphic contrast, architectural construction, abstracted silhoutte, and emphasis on subtle color and texture over decorative fabrics and ornamentation. Yet, certainly there is a specific discourse that is being addressed and developed. Perhaps we won’t be able to put our fingers on it for another season or two, keep your eyes peeled.
You can view the entire graduate collection at style.com