Viktor & Rolf Spring 2014 Collection: School’s Out Forever

Viktor & Rolf Spring 2014 Collection

Some of us never really leave high school, or at least never shed the nostalgia that sticks around long after. But when Viktor & Rolf think back to post-elementary education, it takes on new meaning altogether. The theme of their Spring 2014 collection is rebellious schoolgirls (in case you couldn’t take a hint, the show was set to a cover of Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall”), and Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren went full-force with it. Their boyish bad girls had messenger-inspired book bags tossed over their shoulders and clutched in their hands, and Peter Pan collars and crested blazers abounded. Surprisingly, none of the avant-garde designs we’ve come to expect from the duo were present. Instead, this a straightforward collection, highly wearable and very covetable.

Viktor & Rolf Spring 2014 Collection

Think uniforms deconstructed – the coolest senior girls in school cutting last period, rubbing grease through their nonchalantly slicked back hair, and cutting up their prim loafers. A palette of traditionally academic colors paved the way for intricate pleating techniques and prim blazers gone wild, from the wickedly asymmetrical to the supremely shrunken to the extremely color-blocked. Pinafores and ladylike sheaths fell askew over lengthy skirts and roomy Bermuda shorts. Argyle, plaid, varsity-inspired appliqués, and a smattering of delicate yet jagged studs: all these elements are enough to make a good girl go bad – and mad for Viktor & Rolf – next season.

Viktor & Rolf Spring 2014 Collection

1 Comment

  1. October 2, 2013 / 2:23 pm

    I’ve seen a few designers that came up with the uniform theme before, but I have to say this collection is the most impressive so far. All the designs are chic, cool, young and really important – wearable! They look comfortable too. Thumbs up!

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