The tone for the spring season was all about rejoicing and celebration as designers marked what seemed to be a waning of the global pandemic — pre-Omicron, natch.
And while many brands still opted for a phy-gital event last June due to the continued uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, the season also marked a significant return to IRL runway shows and presentations in Milan and Paris.
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The clothes, much like the mood of designers and fashion brands, shifted toward the jubilant end of the spectrum, infusing hues of bold color, generous silhouettes and bare-skin details in the form of transparencies and cutout details — a true counter-response to the times.
Here, WWD spotlights the top five trends retailers hope shoppers will flock to come spring.
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