TREND: Vertical Visions

Alexander McQueen, dresses by Wunderkind, dresses by Elie Saab,
Alexander McQueen

Perhaps an optimistic view, designers this season are using visual cues to project upward mobility. Large-scale vertical stripes have appeared across the runways, from London to New York and back to Paris. In whatever form – from bold combinations to a subtler palette – the stripe makes a loud statement.