There’s a belief in Japan, called wabi sabi, that the smallest flaw, crack or imperfection only adds to the beauty and uniqueness of an object. Haider Ackermann must be a devoted student. In one of the most beautifully diverse runways, Haider Ackermann quietly yet effectively proved the power of a tuxedo and precision tailoring featuring a single graphic line that looked like cracks.
He gave himself a strict palette to work within – black an white, with a shot of electric blue and metallic details. Ackermann wanted to be graceful, and on the whole he succeeded with a collection that had a sense of something simmering under the surface. A Liberated Haider Ackerman.