Spring Summer 2020 Collection, Pompeii

“Gorgeous corset,” “clinging crochet dress,” and “sheer organza skirt” are rarely noted at a menswear show—all three made my jottings document here. That’s because Alejandro Gómez Palomo is a designer who gleefully drives into the oncoming traffic of conventional gender norms in dress. Allied with the high levels of craft at his disposal at his base in Posadas, Spain, plus the richly imaginative vision through which he utilizes said craft, the result is something special indeed.”