Login

Bernard Wilhelm

bernard-wilhem.jpg

PARIS…Belgian designer Bernard Wilhelm has worked with legends like Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen, so it should be no surprise that his designs are an artfully layered exploration of cultural references and directional silhouettes. For F/W 09 he continued to explore some of his ideas about mixing plaid and tribal designs from spring, latching onto a basic windowpane design in black and white, as well as an abstract, ethnic stripe on a caped ensemble. Most wearable was a short shift in a graphic color block design. A painterly feeling was also present, through the indistinct lines on some of these patterns, as well as dip dye leggings and a chalky coating on boots. For a directional take on junior looks for fall, consider Wilhelm an artistic, bohemian voice.

Know what’s next. Become a WGSN member today to benefit from our daily trend intelligence, retail analytics, consumer insights and bespoke consultancy services.

WGSN Insider Bulletin

Request a demo to experience WGSN.

Related Stories

Shanghai Fashion Week

Shanghai Fashion Week: AW 18/19 highlights

Fashion Month: Stats and season highlights

Koché

PFW: Koché - apocalypse now

Share
Tweet
+1
Share
Pin