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Kiko Kostadinov Fall 2024 Ready-to-Wear: Y2K Glamping

The duo behind Kiko Kostadinov’s women’s range, Laura and Deanna Fanning, opted for a muted color palette for a fall 2024 collection that was inspired by outdoor staples done through a Y2K lens.

It was glamping meets Harajuku, with utility staples in coated cotton, velvet and corduroy, as well as their take on a Wellington boot, reimagined to fit an uber-cool girl’s wardrobe. She probably goes camping once in a blue moon, but that doesn’t stop her from looking like an expert in surviving the wild.

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On a technical level, the Fanning sisters said the collection explored the relationship between soft and hard. It wasn’t just the protective outerwear contrasting with delicate knits and blouses, but also how fabric weights and tailoring can impact the garment’s dynamic with the body.

To wit, giant braids formed an armored silhouette on sweaters, which the Fannings said reflected their feelings on the tough environment the world is facing. So did the hats, which resembled both a helmet and a wig.

The debut of a message bag style, called Mezulari, in suede and soft green leather also played into the outdoor theme, as it was made to be sturdy and fit all one needs to survive a day in the urban jungle. “You can fit a laptop in there. We tested it the week before the show, it’s really good,” the duo said.

Mirroring the men’s show offering, the collection featured a collaboration with Levi’s. For the Fannings’ first rendezvous with denim, they offered a three-piece suit in a washed chocolate tone and faux shearling details, and a striped blouse.

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Launch Gallery: Kiko Kostadinov Fall 2024 Ready-to-Wear Collection

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