If you had to pick a historical decade that perfectly aligned with the M Missoni aesthetic, would it be the 1970s? Think about it: bright colors, printed knits, and mixed-and-matched fabrics? Not only are those total brand staples, but they are the kinds of clothes women popularized in the ’70s. Which is why it’s so perfect that the brand was loosely inspired by the styles of Harlem, New York in this time period for the Fall 2018 ready-to-wear collection.
The brand debuted an electrifying lookbook to showcase the newest crop of designs, which feature lime green collared blouses, hot orange shift dresses, and currently-trending teddy bear jackets. Of course, this collection is full of vibrant striped knits – a classic for the Missoni brand re-imagined in neons. Sweaters, knit cardigans, plaid skirts, and tweed styles make for striking workwear, while statement printed coats and traffic-stopping dresses are dreamy after-hours ensembles.
The new season’s designs are not a literal interpretation of Harlem fashions, but the vibrant city offers up just enough flavor to make the collection something special.