Yesterday, the world of fashion has lost a big name, Sonia Rykiel. Today, we remember her accomplishments in the same world. Her most memorable work was born in the 60s and the 70s, when Rykiel took Parisian Chic by storm and women’s approach to fashion during the liberation movement. Brave pieces, the very French striped sweaters, knits swinging between cropped and oversize and cinematic furs were what characterized the designer’s identity and remain staples in French fashion to this day.
Let’s take a look at Sonia Rykiel’s legacy, one groundbreaking piece at a time.