Fashion designer Stella McCartney unveiled her Spring Summer 2022 Collection, that was inspired by the Fantastic Fungi documentary, on October 4th, during the recently finished Paris Fashion Week. The collection explores fungi’s transformative and transcendental qualities. Stella McCartney also explores the notion that mushrooms are the future of fashion. The collection redefines sexiness through feelings of softness and lightness, and it brings a sensual femininity.
“Sweeping fringe gave movement to trousers, shrunken waistcoats and dresses in hand-drawn mushrooms prints on light organdie, with piped sculptural necklines borrowing from astronaut cooling tubes. This visual narrative was elaborated on by belted kimono jackets and judo trousers with quilting details. Ultra-light parachute parkas and pants billow in silky and transparent sustainable cupro and washed organic cotton. Sensual tight twists and bodycon cut-outs created strong biophilic shapes – contrasting exposed skin with bold colours and fractal patterns. These were styled under monochromatic tailoring worn over cargo pants. Oversized textured mesh jumpers offered graphical cut-outs alongside hand-smocked oversized fluid t-shirts and dresses creating soft, deconstructed corset illusions.” – from Stella McCartney