The look: The garments borrow from feelings of youth and combine them with experience. Nineties grunge meets pressed seams, lenticular materials marry bias-cut silhouettes and accessible fabrics mix with more luxurious ones.
Quote of note: “Kenneth Nicholson’s garments embrace this youthful intensity while celebrating the fully expressed man. No longer restrained to a whisper, Kenneth Nicholson’s Cy Falls can shout.”
Key looks: Structured floral pants; a floor-length, lime green, button-down dress; an assortment of soft but edgy dresses in floral and solid colors, and a pair of dapper crushed velvet trousers.
The takeaway: The boy who Nicholson was would be proud of the man he’s become.
Natalia Bryant is pushing forward with her career in fashion with her debut appearance at the 2021 Met Gala. The 18-year-old wore a floral sequined gown created by emerging fashion designer Conner Ives. The look, which was the finale dress part of Ives’ debut fall 2021 American Dream collection, is sustainably made from recycled PET...