Moschino brings nursery fun to the podium
You can always guarantee that Jeremy Scott will bring fun and humor to the catwalk. For his Moschino Spring / Summer 2022 collection, presented at New York Fashion Week, he did exactly that with a dose of nostalgia for nursery rhymes, including an associated “Mary Had a Little Lamb” handbag. in a kitsch atmosphere “Ladies who lunch”.
Moschino’s Spring / Summer 2022 collection is “okay – but not exactly chic,” Scott explains in runway notes, with classic costumes from house designer Franco Moschino and separate pieces with animal prints illustrated with a rhyme touch. Think bears flying kites, poodles with wreaths of flowers, cheerful seals balancing with striped beach balls, and giraffes pulling carts full of flowers.
Gigi Hadid opened the show in a matching teal miniskirt suit and jacket, with a strapless bra underneath, all covered in an illustrated patchwork animal print. The look was styled with pink rubber duck earrings and an oversized plastic chain link necklace spelling out Moschino in rainbow capital letters, reminiscent of those magnets you rearrange on the fridge door.
A look that set the tone, because the entire collection was a tribute to the early years, imbued with nostalgia and novelty. Nightie coats, knit dresses, warm pants and separate pieces, all featuring scalloped edges, bows, safety pin details and character buttons, like a tiger, cotton candy butterfly and a skunk holding a daisy .
The playful references also made the accessories stand out, with heart-shaped bags, rush bangles, safety pin earrings, a wooden stacking pouch, a baby mobile helmet, an ice bag and a bottle pouch.
The show ended with an “embroidered menagerie” of dresses. On one dress, a three-dimensional quilted pony with a pink marabou mane jumping off the shoulder, while on another, an oversized sleeve transformed into a quilted elephant trunk, and another featured a giraffe with a baby monkey hanging on his neck.
The trendy dress in the collection was to be the one featuring a bunny with her ears floppy and covering the bust.
“Ultimately, these are the final sets of the scholarly, sweet irony of spring,” the show’s notes add. “Ladies Who Lunch” are fabulous, no doubt, but they can also sometimes see the world through rose-colored (or pale pink) glasses. “