It's no wonder designers are looking east: the color and opulence of Asia translated into some of SS13's most beautiful clothes. From vivid hand-painted prints and elaborate ornamentation to striking asymmetrical pieces, this mood offers rich pickings. The kimono has become a key player, inspiring soft but elegant dresses at Etro and jeweled tailoring at Altuzarra.
It's all in the detail: look out for origami folds, mandarin collars and kimono wrapping.
Alber Elbaz at Lanvin is a silhouette sensei, creating precise pleats in a simple shift and adding an obi belt for a structured finish.
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