Immersed in the literary allure of classic detective tales, the Anna Sui fall-winter 2024 collection transposes the cunning elegance of Whodunnit mysteries onto a fashion canvas. The designs evoke the richness of a 1920s palette, with marmalade hues and curry mustard shades interweaving throughout the collection.
Contrasting these warm tones, tea rose colors provide a subtle nod to the era’s feminine ceramics, further reflected in the choice of fabrics. The Londonderry tweed and Camden check suggest practicality with a dash of preppy style, balancing nostalgia with contemporary flair.
The Anna Sui fall 2024 collection also draws from a Bristol blue, black, and cream color scheme, reminiscent of Art Nouveau’s organic lines and literary connections to Virginia Woolf.
Textured corduroy and crinkle chiffon materials add an eclectic touch, bridging 1930s fashion with modern sensibilities. Evening wear is a glamorous affair, channeling London nightclub glitz with metallic brocades and a constellation of sequins, crafting a visual dialogue between the past and present.
Accessories with needlepoint totes and argyle socks complement the textiles. In a nod to craftsmanship, collaborations with John Fluevog present footwear that echoes the collection’s fabric choices, while Erickson Beamon and Clio Peppiatt bring forth bespoke jewelry and bags.
Anna Sui Fall/Winter 2024 Collection
Images courtesy Anna Sui / Raoul Gatchalian