Last season, the designers wanted to expose the body to absolute layers; the previous season, they couldn’t make it through corset trend. For the spring of 2023, they took it a step further, with the trend all about how clothes are put together and – notably – how easily they can come apart. At many shows, this has been translated in recognizable ways: at Erdem, dresses are left half unpainted or nearly cut, their frayed edges clearly visible; in EftychiaFlimsy buttons were left behind, creeping up the sides of models’ skirts or through the fronts of dresses, carelessly revealing. Susan Fang, Rejina Pyo and JW Anderson Each is provided with loose knitting rope, a spider’s web or a fisherman’s – one pull and they will unravel. Simone Rocha helped bursts of tulle from cuts, purposefully attached exposed zippers just begged to be taken off and let the handy straps smack brazenly. coax.