Fashion Week is back in full force, and there’s a lot to see. Blink (or scroll too fast on Instagram) and you’ll miss the details: tiny bags, tall shoes, feathered hats, leather capes and diamond dog collars. So as part of a new series, Wow Moment, we’ll spotlight things we saw on the runways that delighted or mystified us.
PARIS — For environmentally conscious designers, the concept of zero waste is an important one: Let not one scrap of fabric go to the landfill. For Marine Serre, the dynamic young French designer, that rule extends to the cutlery drawer, too.
Her new jewelry designs — part of her spring 2022 collection, presented Monday night in a Parisian courtyard — were made of antique silverware acquired at flea markets, Ms. Serre said. A spoon became a bracelet, curving around the wrist and affixed with single red gem, or an oversize earring with a dangling silver chain.
If the earring used only the bowl of a spoon, the rest was repurposed for other pieces — like a long, tear-shape brooch made from the handle. “Use the whole spoon,” Ms. Serre said, kind of like using the whole animal, but different.
post-apocalyptic aesthetic that Ms. Serre has honed since her first runway show in 2018. It’s decorative and delicate,
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