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Irina Kravchenko at Women Management and Sasha Luss at Women ManagementPhotography by Mark Reay

Altuzarra SS14

Joan Smalls opens a show of Byzantine grandeur and ethereal layering at Altuzarra

Initial reaction:

Etruscan grandeur meets seaside humility.

Quote of the show:

"There's something poetic and lyrical about how these pieces are put together, how they fly away from the body." - Joseph Altuzarra

Strongest look:

Joan Smalls in a soft white skirt with loosely buttoned ticking stripe blouse.

How they wore it:

Draped and loosely layered.

Unexpected details:

Patchwork denim trompe l’oeil prints.

Returning Altuzarra favourites:

High slit skirts, slim tailoring and beaded embellishment.


Byzantine filigree, Japanese Boro textiles and ‘Death In Venice’.


Patina finished brass jewellery by Philip Crangi.


An ethereal violin techno mash up by Sebastien Perrin.


The criss-cross runway at Industria Studios in Greenwich Village.

Models: Ashleigh Good (@ashinstagood), Julia Nobis, Malaika Firth (@malaikafirth), Josephine Le Tutour (@JosephineLT_), Irina Kravchenko, Magdalena Jasek (@magdalena_jasek), Marine Deleeuw, Jac Jacaciak (@jacmonika), Shu Pei (@Shupeiq), Mijo Mihaljcic, Sam Rollinson (@samrollinson), Hedvig Palm, Sasha Luss (@RealSashaLuss), Caroline Brasch Nielsen (@caroline_brasch), Chiharu Okunugi (@chiharuuu0515), Joan smalls (@Joansmalls), Esther Heesch (@estherheesch), Zuzanna Bijoch (@BijochZuzanna), Lisa Verberght, Laura Kampman (@laurakampman), Josephine Van Delden (@josephinevandelden), Joanna Tatarka, Christina Hermann, Kayley Chabot (@kayleychabot), Rijntje Van Wijk, Elise Crombez, Kate Goodling, Anna Ewers, Katlin Aas (@AasKatlin), Irene Hiemstra (@IRENE__X), Irine H