Ulla Johnson Spring Summer 2023 - New York Fashion Week

Ulla Johnson Spring/Summer 2023 – New York Fashion Week

September 15, 2022
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In the Brooklyn Museum’s Fine Arts Courtyard, decorated with beautiful floral installations by Emily Thompson, Ulla Johnson and her team presented a collection filled with freshness and inspired by Lee Krasner’s color palette, Louise Bourgeois’ textiles and Bryan Lavelle’s wavy paintings.

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The designer once again explored how far she and her team can push the level of her contemporary dress-based collection, filled with crochet and embroidery anglaise pieces and artisanal details.

In this collection where color played a starring role, there were many interesting proposals and new-to-Ulla techniques. See a sweaterdress with a loose fringed hem entirely hand-knit from silk ribbon, a striped blanket dress with side cutouts hand-loomed in Guatemala, exaggerated volume shirt and pants sets in electric hues, hand-dyed-in-India ikat suiting made by female-led collectives, and refined loose-fitting suits.

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It’s exciting to be able to really start working with the communities that we were having a difficult time accessing over the past few years”, said Johnson.

Ulla Johnson Spring Summer 2023 - New York Fashion Week

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