While this season wasn’t quite as heavy on “quiet luxury” as the last, many of fashion’s tentpole brands still tended toward a pattern of commercial viability and reconsidered classics for this season. In this connection, our standout fashion houses – young designers, brands with less built-out infrastructure, and future stars – delivered collections that either showed they can do marketable and refined Italian luxury with the best of them, or defied commercial expectations and instead dove into unfettered fashion creativity.
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Ending in a chaotic mud fight, the show from Elena Velez showed that, while the young designer may be receiving awards and accolades, she’ll stay as provocative, conceptual, and artful as ever
The Attico made its runway debut with a show that impressively demonstrated how, while the brand may have first risen to prominence when its cargo pants became an unexpected it-girl must have, the brand has much more to offer.
The revitalization of Courrèges under the creative direction of Nicolas Di Felice continues to be one of the coolest and most focused takes on current fashion’s favorite play of remixing retro with modern.
Erdem takes home the top spot with a sophisticated and layered collection that looked to the fashion icon Deborah Canvendish (AKA Debo), the Duchess of Devonshire, for some aristocratic inspiration.
Here are The Impression’s Top 10 Standout fashion shows of the Spring 2024 season as selected by our Editor-in-Chief, Kenneth Richard.