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“He did my favorite collection of the season,” declares Karl Lagerfeld. That might just be the push Haider Ackermann needs to spring beyond his current fashion insider love affair into the sphere of the great known designers. The Belgian-trained draping extraordinaire styles his own work while Uncle Karl photographed for V Magazine’s “Discovery Issue” – on stands this Thursday.
Before you click through, does the skirt of the second look remind you of something?
Could Haider be paying homage to Rudi Gernreich’s iconic ’64 bathing suit? A reverent reference indeed.