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Calvin Klein Womenswear A/W10

Let there be lean light, says Francisco Costa.

PhotographyMark Reay

We're in for the new minimal ride but Calvin Klein have always been the head honcho of this camp and this season is no different. The show opened with a musical composition and sculptural light installation created by Berlin-based lava Nota aka Carsten Nicolai entitled 'atmosphere' bringing together light and sound to enhance the models' entrance. The key to the collection was lean, whilst shedding light with the glossy, technical fabrics that gave off a dramatic glossiness. The palette was kept fairly neutral with a minor foray into electric blue. Dresses favoured the maligned mid-calf length and coats were cut to accentuate the shoulders or the hips.

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