The Loewe Spring 2016 collection opened with a series of see-through pants, teamed with handsome cable-knit sweaters with sheer shoulders or a clinging T-shirt printed with Canada geese. These trousers heightened the futuristic gloss that Anderson juxtaposed against more traditional signposts of luxury such as suede and leather, specialties of the Madrid-based house.
Silver tinsel spilled from one hip and one arm of a sinuous black wool dress; metallic snaps coiling around linen tops and trousers; and grainy, black-and-white photos of cotton plants printed on a Tyvek paper sweatshirt and pants.
As with his signature collection in London, Anderson made a strong case for outfit dressing. His boxy, jeans-style jackets with quirky buttons — a stalk of bamboo, a crystal shard, a piercing — looked like office wear for the 21st century. Loose, A-line safari jackets and unmatched wide pants came a close second; side-buttoning tunics over wide pants in third: