I’ve been looking through the photos on the fashion blogs from the Spring/Summer 2015 runway shows, with an eye out for crochet. Here’s what I spotted that I think is crochet (although it’s always hard to tell in just the photos).
I think the last time I saw this kind of retro-inspired designer crochet was several years ago when Christopher Kane and House of Holland had their granny square shows.
With one eye on the catwalk and the other on the celebrity buzz blogs, here’s what I found in crochet this month:
Here are the celebrities and designers that celebrated crochet in June.
Last week for The Designer Crochet Project we looked at Jean Paul Gaultier, who is a designer I already knew a lot about. This week we’re looking at Jil Sander, whose name I know but I don’t know a lot about her yet. Let’s explore together!
Spotting crochet on the stars and the catwalk … Celebrity Crochet Rihanna caused a stir by wearing a very revealing outfit to dine in a nice restaurant. The crochet skirt is indeed a bit see through. A very pregnant Kourtney Kardashian wears a crochet dress for comfort. Also pregnant, Sienna Miller adds style to her look with a crochet vest. I love how Rihanna put a twist on the crochet swimsuit trend by choosing a fringed swimsuit that has just a small bit of crochet at the hips. Audrina Patridge has on a regular bikini but has added a crochet sarong. Giselle wore a crochet bikini top with ripped jeans. She seemed to forget the sunscreen. I don’t really like this swimsuit but there are lots of great crochet swimsuits out there in the market today. Brittany Snow spotted in a black crochet skirt Crochet is a frequent feature of Vanessa Hudgens’ style. I’m not quite sure what crochet technique was used on this top, though. Do you know? Rosanna Arquette in a black crochet maxi dress under a denim jacket. I’m adoring the crochet maxi skirt that Miley Cyrus was spotted wearing. Jennifer Lawrence is also in a maxi skirt that from the bottom of it looks to be crochet. Neva Vodianova, daughter of supermodel Natalia, in gorgeous red crochet dress Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh has a new baby and one of its first baby items was a crochet beanie. Learn more from the full news video here. Designer Crochet Olivia Munn in a Louis Vuitton bodysuit that features diamond panels of crochet. Anna Sui often includes crochet headwear for her fashion shows. This is what Fall 2012 looks like. There is a lot of crochet in the Spring 2012 lookbook from Eternal Sunshine Creations, a knit and crochet brand that fuses inspiration from California and Japan for a unique twist on handmade design. This brand also has some interesting crochet swimwear. One Teaspoon crochet harem pants From the Ryan Roche Spring 2012 Collection Are there any items in this roundup that you think you might be inspired to crochet?
Of all the people on the list of 50 Famous Fashion Designers that I’m exploring for The Designer Crochet Project I am probably most excited about this week’s designer: Jean Paul Gaultier.