No-one has mastered the aesthetic of exaggerated functionality like Sonia Rykiel. While most designers work tirelessly to mask the functional features of a piece, Sonia Rykiel has turned function into high-fashion. Her high-function lens contrasts stitch colors, accentuates heels and, in the case of this beauty, even adds laces (the most functional of design elements) that are non-operative. It appears we may have finally transcended the form-function barrier.
Monday April 23, 2012
APRIL TWENTY THIRD, TWO THOUSAND AND TWELVE