Collection Report: Spring/Summer ’20—Spark The World’s Crucial Dialogues

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WHY SO BLUE?

The $7 billion textile dyes market is undergoing a major shift as better chemistry and industry standardisation make it easier for brands to create more eco-friendly clothing.

Super-refined denim making everyday style a cinch? Yes, please. The Spring/Summer ’20 collections deliver a bumper crop of blue jeans, from Bermuda shorts at Chanel to ’70s kick-flares at Celine and upcycled grunge numbers at Givenchy. As for lessons in pulling off double denim? Check out Bottega Veneta’s minimal dark indigo pairing, as well as Balenciaga’s trompe-l’œil satin printed two-piece.

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