Fashion gets green-fingered for SS23

Ah, Mother Nature: a source of artistry as old as the earth itself. From Eden to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, pastures green have long evoked ideas of purity, paradise and plenitude, or, as we know it today, ‘wholesomeness’. Look at the masterpieces of Monet and Van Gogh and you’ll be hard pressed to find works that don’t lilt towards the floral and grassy. As for fashion, womenswear is no different. A brief gloss over dressmaking history reveals an abundance of florals, so much so that its mere mention summons the caustic tones of Miranda Priestly. Even in menswear, florals for spring are a given. Dangling moss bonnets of Alexander McQueen’s ilk, however, would be ground-breaking. Read more at i-D