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As Gucci, Michael Kors is found opposite the not easy task of celebrating an anniversary this year. The designer celebrated the 40th anniversary of the brand with a show event, reinventing some of its look on the archive’s most beautiful. The location? The deserted streets of New York, where his career is born and exploded. To Broadway for the accuracy, theaters now closed for months, the Illuminati and customized for the occasion. The designer, in an interview with WWD, admitted to being a passionate lover of musicals. For this reason, he has decided to donate a sum to the Actors Fund. This nonprofit organization is responsible for providing support to all workers of the show in difficulty. Only on Broadway it is about 100 thousand people, in fact, unemployed for a year.
The anniversary collection, which coincides with the Fall 2021/22, includes the re-edition of 16 pieces from the archives, that have made the history of the brand, and return to redefine the identity and the essence of the style Michael Kors. Each chapter will contain a unique QR code, which, through a dedicated website, it will tell the story through anecdotes and historical images. Wearing the creations renovated, some of the top model friends of the designer.
During the pandemic, so I said, ok, now let’s see what we have in our store,” said Michael Kors before the parade. “Unfortunately, I realized that in my youth, I kept our archives bad. I gave her half of the clothes to friends and models. Every time they tried something and liked it, I told them to keep it. So, now I have almost nothing, especially some of my favorite pieces. Then I began to think of how to do, how to reinvent those pieces, telling the story behind it.
One of the archive’s looks brought to life with the parade of the 40th anniversary of Michael Kors is the coat of red paint worn by Cindy Crawford’s in 1991. The skin is short from solid turned on and continues to captivate on the catwalk thirty years ago. On Bella Hadid is back to become one of the pieces captives of the show. “When you run the scan, you will see the story behind it, you’ll have the video of Bella Hadid, who parades on Broadway, and then to Cindy on the catwalk in 1991,” says the designer.
Helena Christensen yesterday, Vittoria Ceretti today, the iconic look in an animal pattern consisting of coat and mini skirt paired with. The outfit of the new collection anniversary Michael Kors dilates the reason for the zebra’s original release in 1994. Reinvents the animal print in a modern way to look bolder.
Another piece of the archive brought to life with the parade of the 40 years of the brand is the mini dress embroidered with crystals worn by Gail Elliott in 1991. The party dress is reinvented in a look with a tuxedo jacket white. “Madonna was photographed in the dress. It was the Glamorous woman of the year, and it became a dress iconic and unforgettable moment for the brand. I still think that dress is the dress that every woman wants to wear on new year’s Eve.
The archive heads have been revised, and the new embody all the optimism that characterizes the creations signed by Michael Kors. They are designed for the freedom that we live at the end of the pandemic. To parade in the streets of Broadway, with Bella Hadid and Vittoria Ceretti, Adut Akech, Irina Shayk, Ashley Graham, including some of the top models who walked the catwalks of the brand in the last 40 years. Among these, Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen, Carolyn Murphy, Shalom Harlow, and Alek Wek.
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