Michael Kors S/S 2020 New York Fashion Week Women’s
Scene setting: Set among tree-lined aisles and wooden benches, Michael Kors sent models down the garden path drenched in a nostalgic romanticism for Spring/Summer 2020. The show, which was staged at Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, was a celebration of Americana and set to a performance of rousing American classics, like ‘American Pie’, sung by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City.
Mood board: Kors’ throwback to simpler, happier times was enhanced by a collection that mixed romantic 1940s silhouettes, picnic plaids and ginghams, preppy uniform mainstays like crisp button-downs and argylye knits, glittering pinstripes and flashes of patriotism, namely the use of a mostly red, white and blue palette, along with metallic stars and stripes thrown in. A ode to America as the birthplace of sportswear, the collection was as wholesome as it gets.
Finishing touches: Kors’ optimistic spirit carried over into the accessories of the season. From low-key fisherman’s sandals to flirty peep-toe wedges and oxford-style sneakers, the mood was buoyant. Basket bags, large neat totes, leather saddle bags, embellished with metal hardware and grommets, rounded out the clean-cut and practically minded assortment. §