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Source: Fashion Photography Archive, 2015, Fashion Photography Archive
From a simply cut, ribbed sweater in vivid lime greens, reds, and sherbet oranges, to seemingly formal jackets worn wide open to reveal the model’s bra, Missoni’s fall/winter 1998 collection featured classic shapes worn in daring new ways. The brand had traditionally been known for its distinctive, multicolored zigzag stripes, yet the appointment of Angela Missoni, the daughter of the founders, in 1996 as creative director, led to a revived aesthetic, cementing knitwear’s place within fashion.