Sass & Bide: Spring Fall 2012 Feb 2020
The Sass & Bide Spring Fall 20 ‘Love Strong’ collection erupts from the rich tapestry of a midnight crusade with the rebelle society. A night at the museum, where sequins meet 14th Century art. Conjuring a bold utopia steeped in history and opulence, the collection is a lavish celebration of the curious and the unconventional.
She wears long coats indoors, floor-sweeping gowns to the dining table, and only chooses the power suit with a masculine disposition. Post-5pm tailoring is essential to the wardrobe of now; and she finds as much comfort in the perfect fit as she does in outrageous embellishments, shoulder pads and metallic pinstripes.
Her utilitarian pieces are anything but uniform; zips, pockets and tassels are reimagined on blazers, slouch pants and denim outerwear - precursors to the silver metallic cargo pant for the maximalist (and worn with electric blue).
Though frivolity and flirtatiousness fuels her after-hours wardrobe of chaotic prints and body-skimming dresses, she knows the brilliance in the act of paring back; how a palette cleansing tone-on-tone approach can be the most feminine dressing of all.