The inbetween

The relevance of pre-season fashion collections such as resort and pre-fall was called into question long before the pandemic, but perhaps ambiguous collections are exactly what’s required, writes Amy Heffernan.

Zuhair Murad

For some time in the world of fashion there has been a lag between the calendar and the presentation schedule. Right now, for example, we’re sporting spring summer ’21 styles, but those who religiously keep an eye on runway shows have been absorbing autumn winter ’21 trends since last December. The industry itself has already moved on to the resort 2022 market.

On a fashion calendar that is nearly 80 years in existence, resort (also ...