At 3 p.m., September 9th, 2019, New York time, 3.1 Phillip Lim released new collections with the theme of “Urban yet somehow tranquil” in New York Fashion Week in Greenpoint open warehouse in Brooklyn. Cutting is the highlight of spring and summer and the detachable scarf at the shoulder are the major points, And the designer, Lim, clearly realizes that the design serves not only for classic New York office ladies, but all women working in every field. In the meanwhile, Lim chooses new organic recycled fabrics and adopts copper-coated technique to produce the pleated navy dress like satin (The copper cup was made up of recycled cotton waste). The brand is famous now because of abandoning fancy clothing and complicated design to insist on sustainable development.
Lim releases many refined and extremely simple sports collections. The bright mustard yellow and eye-catching super white form the full sports collections. The loose and comfortable silhouette combined with multi-functional rope simplify the complicated clothing, break the stereotype of urban new females, keep the neutral coolness and addfunction sense to bring the extreme pure exercise experience.
3.1 Phillip Lim 2020 spring and summer series creates more possibilities of leather. The leather “scarf” is cool and versatile. The American cutting perfectly balances fashion and wearability. The asymmetrical suit coat, smooth cutting, detachable collar, and jacket with a leather hood are explaining new image of working females.
Cutout design reduces the hot feeling of leather and woolen clothing. Layered placement accessories bring freshment. Diverse weaven design is used in the feminine printing, along with the chocolate brown made of tight organic cotton to form two complementary clothing.
Environment-friendly leather which has sense of soft gloss is the reflection of Lim’s valuing environment protection. There is a balance between the fabric innovation and workwear wearability, bringing perfect detail design.
The entire suits are modern urban with new shapes, exaggerated proportion and innovative core fabrics always developing based on the past. This is different from the conventional suits collar, combining the inspiration of the hoodie. It incorporates the past and innovation to break regular rules and create new female power.
The abandoned factory is responding to the workwear style of this season. With the generous and simple silhouette, classic and smooth cutting, it maintains the neutral and diverse style, in the meantime, the details are more exquisite to meet individual needs of females working in different fields. It insists on transferring complication to simplicity to express environmentalism. The atmosphere of sports is cosier. The dress cutting for youths combines with the sports fabrics to create more practical and wearable items.
3.1 Phillip Lim 2020 spring and summer New York Fashion Show invites Ren Jiaxuan and Ren Rongxuan as the officially invited artists by 3.1 Phillip Lim in China to attend this show. The elder one, Ren Jiaxuan, is elegant in a top with exaggerated belt, a pleated long skirt, and a white handbag. And Ren Rongxuan is fashionable in a black lace top, an irregular line loose pants and a white waist bag.