Ahead of the Moschino fashion show in Milan this September, which will celebrate the brand’s 40 anniversary, four stylists Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele, Gabriella Karefa-Johnson’s Talented, Katie Grand and Lucia Liu launch a dual-season offering, bringing together a resort collection for women and a spring collection for men. (Jeremy Scott left the company earlier this year, and executives are currently searching for a new creative director.)
The first thing you see is a piece emblazoned with “100 lettering on a white button-down shirt )% PURE MOSCHINO,” set the tone: These clothes, like candy, offer quick fun. Gold logo embellishments adorn fisherman vests and bomber jackets, embellish skirts and gold heart pendants that dangle from the back of halter tops, and gold heart lockets artfully placed on tank tops as pierced nipples. A tight palette of white, black, red, yellow and khaki contrasts with tailored pieces of appliquéd colorful silk scarves.
This temporary collection has something for everyone, from beach-print ensembles to casual all-over denim that looks like a logo tee worn underneath a crop top and flared trouser suit. Dressier options included black and white striped dresses and sequin gowns with a touch of ’90 minimalism, including one with a large red heart and letters that read “IN