Clever Couture: Anna Sui from catwalk to high street
Published 08/07/2011 | 10:30
Festival season is upon us. Things were simpler back in the days of Woodstock when there was one allencompassing hippie vibe and everyone united. Now, however, you’ve got to choose your tribe.
Are you Alexander Wang cuttingedge cool, inspired by Erin Wasson or Alice Dellal and loving black leather shorts coupled with the ultimate white tee? Are you Miss vintage, channelling a little Dita, donning ruby red lips and a killer quiff? Or perhaps a bikini and terry toweling short shorts will help you dance the weekend away.
Alternatively, you could stay true to traditional festival roots and unleash your bohemian free spirit. If so, look no further than Anna Sui for inspiration. We’re talking floaty chiffon, lace, crochet, patchwork prints and faded denim accessorised with beads and feathers. Think dreamy and pretty, LA in the ’60s,