The Power Issue
While a winter cool ushers in a season of outerwear with a strong militaristic approach, spring calls for a well-rounded uniform. Building strong character within their varied wardrobes, designers capitalize on a powerful narrative to solidify their vision. Mihara Yasuhiro turned to the turbulent David Lynch love drama "Wild at Heart", creating a rebel with a retro appeal for the modern-age. Taking aim at a new beginning of sorts, Miuccia Prada revealed a clean androgynous collection that called to mind images from Wes Anderson's quirky film world. From the perfected preppy aspirations of French label Carven to a smart young take on classic shapes for Duckie Brown's Perry Ellis debut, fashion finds a powerful voice. 122 pages.