the early-nineties heyday of Linda Evangelista and her fellow glamazons, working major shoulders and men’s trousers with high waists for photographers like Peter Lindbergh and Steven Meisel.
That era has become a major flash point this season, and it makes sense that it should resonate with Rousteing. At 27, he’s too young to remember those days personally. Two decades later there’s still a lot of power in those power suits, and there’s absolutely no arguing with the persuasive appeal of a simple skin-baring black leather bandeau and miniskirt. What tripped him up here was twofold.