For Him and Her: Miguel Vieira SS18 text by Valerie McPhail

Sporty, glamorous and boldly elegant, Miguel Vieira carries a contagious spirit of vitality familiar to the industry, but yet rarely encouraged. In the season of gender fluid fashion, this collection carries purpose. Among the male and female designs a conversation between comfortable sportswear and fierce evening looks create an approachable atmosphere, of taste and expression.

Opening the show, a sleeveless tank and matching pant with glittered abstract shapes dazzled with movement along the runway. A fringe hemmed mini dress was another piece of the collection that marked Vieira’s classic sense of sophistication.

One bomber jacket decorated with silvery patches replicating tile pieces coordinated to a uniform mini skirt. This particular piece set precedent for the sportswear styles – a graphic pullover illustrating artistic illusions of a flowered brooch made in the image of pop art. Men’s looks carried the presence of casual clothing: leather tote bags accessorized with the infamous sneaker paired to slim trousers and graphic tees. This collection was fluid for those who share a refined sense of style.

Valerie McPhail

Valerie McPhail is a New York-based writer on things of style and artistic expression. She has a portfolio of writing for both fashion and art publications. Although she enjoys covering fashion news and supporting new designers, her favorite subject to explore is the experience of fashion and how life is communicated through clothing. She believes there is a lot to be said about this.

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