Artful festivities at La Garde Républicaine equestrian arena for Loewe Spring-Summer 2024 collection

Fashion & Leather Goods


An avid art lover, LOEWE Creative Director Jonathan Anderson chose fountains by American artist Lynda Benglis as the setting for his latest runway show, entitled “A study on perspective” and held in the equestrian arena of La Garde Républicaine in Paris. Opening with silhouettes bathed in glittering crystals, the collection took the unexpected to the borders of surrealism. Bared backs were adorned with hypersized swatches of fabric, accompanied by equally hypersized pins. Suede Pebble bags morphed into tunics, joined by oversize Puzzle Fold totes. All proportions are redefined with ultra-high waist pants and accentuated busts. Blazers with inventive pockets and long bathrobe-like coats are worn shirtless. Trompe-l’œil shoes seem to grow out of pants, including leather jumpsuits. Chelsea boots, ballet shoes and sandals all have rounded toes. Splashes of frank colors like fiery red or spring green stand out in a palette of blues, from soft pastels to stormy. Plays of stripes range from meticulously thin to wide, underlining perceptions of scale. Jonathan Anderson’s bold simplicity extends to crystal embellishments throughout the looks, including a range of sunglasses, essential accessories for creative reverie.