With the world of sport and competitive swimming in his mind – he chose the striking Zaha Hadid-designed London Aquatics Center as location of his show – David Koma wanted to channel a sense of dynamism and energy we’ve long been craving.
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He studied swimming costumes and looked to swimming champion Annette Kellerman, the first woman to wear a one-piece swimsuit, or the ’50s movie “Million Dollar Mermaid” to sprinkle his new Spring/Summer 2022 range with fluorescent colors, fierce cuts and playful feather embellishments.
There were plenty of details that nodded to sport and swimwear, while the mood was sporty and luxurious. “It’s the marrying of swimwear with Old Hollywood glamour”, said Koma.
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