“We took it back to California, to handcraft, women’s lib. But we were thinking about this voyager, picking things up as she goes along. A voyager across borders.” So said Proenza Schouler’s Lazaro Hernandez of the American label’s fall 2018 Ready to Wear collection last January during the Paris shows.
Telling Vogue’s Sarah Mower that American textile artist Sheila Hicks — known for elevating woven textile works to fine art — had been the catalyst for the collection, Hernandez like so many other designers touted the influence of fine handcrafts on his fall line.
Crafty details were big on Fall-Winter 2018 RTW runways. They are also the bedrock of UNICEF Market of course, too!
Below are just a few of the on-trend pieces made by the Market’s global makers whose practice of traditional arts has inspired many of today’s hottest looks!