Handkerchief Hems Are Back for Spring 2018

Self-Portrait, Dion Lee, Jonathan Simkhai, Peter Pilotto, Christopher Kane. Photos: Imaxtree

Self-Portrait, Dion Lee, Jonathan Simkhai, Peter Pilotto, Christopher Kane. Photos: Imaxtree

Dust off that mid-aughts habit we left during your parents’ house: Both American and London-based designers have taken a fondness to handkerchief hems for spring. Comfort is a name of a diversion when it comes to open styles, and we have to admit, there’s something about an disproportionate hem that feels facilely flirty and easy to chuck on.