Acne flipped the fashion show on its head, putting models in the front-row seats and sending guests down the catwalk. The result was jarring, as models embraced their roles wholeheartedly, slumping in their seats, looking bored, distracted – and periodically standing up and breaking into applause at all the people with their notepads and iPhone cameras.
They did all of this dressed in voluminous clothing: Wide, sweeping trousers made with enough fabric to pitch a good-sized tent and long matching cotton trenches in watery green or gray, or the burgundy color Swedes traditionally use to paint their barnlike country houses.
Those oversized suits were paired with knitted or crocheted sweaters and vests, including one in burgundy with a bright blue cornflower design. Others came with a pixelated argyle pattern in a soothing palette of mint, aqua and cinnamon or dark blue, olive and sage.