How do we feel about the Rodarte Spring/Summer 2017 collection? I feel as if it looks like Betsey Johnson, YSL’s 80’s collection and Xena had a baby…sheer polka-dot fabric gathered and ruffled, layered, draped, studded and cut out…it was 80’s Bo-peep. There is some obvious Indian and 80’s influence in the collection. I found the contrast between the sleeves, bodices, and necklines, the ruffles and frill and all to be off-putting. The white dress (below) could’ve been something gorgeous and wearable had it not been over-designed: the neckline, the sleeves, the assymetry…it’s a lot. The looks other below are the more salable of the Rodarte SS17 collection.
And just for laughs: