In January I shared the fashion designers who had already put crochet on the runway for 2017, but the main fashion week shows hadn’t happened, yet. Now they have so it’s time for the update!
I never get tired of seeing designer crochet hit the runways. I like seeing the way crochet is used in seasonal fashion trends. I like seeing the bits of handwork in what is sometimes mass produced fashion. I love seeing how craft informs fashion and fashion turns around and informs craft. Here are some of the bits of crochet spotted on recent runways for Fall 2017.
I always feel inspired when I take a look at high fashion crochet, whether it is designer crochet, crochet worn by celebrities, or exquisite one-of-a-kind crochet clothing created by someone for a special occasion. Here are ten more inspiring examples of crochet fashion.
It’s always fun to see what kind of crochet makes it onto the runway. Sometimes it even inspires our own (lower-budget) couture designs.
It’s currently Paris Fashion Week, which follows on the heels of Milan Fashion Week, London Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week. This seems like the perfect time to look at recent high fashion crochet, including fashion items that walked the runways at these various events.
Katie Jones, a knitwear designer with a crochet collection that I adore. I learned about her from a post on @thegoodwardrobe about London Fashion Week.
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).