This entry is part of my RESORT ’12 TOP FAVES series.

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CHRISTOPHER KANE: Amidst the horrendous heat of summer, who wouldn’t crave a lick of a rainbow sno-cone served up in a crisp, pleated silver-foil cup?  That was Christopher Kane’s Resort ’12 collection.  His thirst-quenching spectrum of melt-in-your-mouth color, infused with a splash of icy metallics, practically beamed me to another dimension.  The explosion of color and futuristic feel paralleled that of Katharina Grosse’s “One Floor Up More Highly” installation currently on show @MASS MoCA….an otherworldly experience.

Kane’s collection, which sang an electronically synthesized version of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” that could’ve easily been delivered in a space capsule driven by Kraftwerk, was brought down to earth by the clean, neatly-contained, minimalist structure of his garments.  The clothes offered a cool, fresh slate for fashion in the nearest future of January.  See an edited preview below, and remainder of the collection at the Style.com website.

RESORT DESTINATION???:  Another wavelength, or galaxy, far far away….the planet Krypton, perhaps?

Christopher Kane

Christopher Kane

Katharina Grosse's "One Floor Up More Highly" (photo: http://www.huhmagazine.co.uk)

Katharina Grosse's "One Floor Up More Highly" (photo: http://www.huhmagazine.co.uk)

Christopher Kane

Christopher Kane

Planet Krypton--image from the movie Superman II

"Cold Night on the Planet Krypton" by Ben Kimball

Christopher Kane Resort 2012

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