Photo: Courtesy of Plan C
Is there such a thing as smart sportswear? Now there is thanks to Carolina Castiglioni! Her brand, Plan C, is the activewear equivalent of her family’s Marni brand. They’re both smart, quirky, and evoke all sorts of subversions that you might not get upon first glance (or even at all!). But what separates the two is Castiglioni is adept at absorbing the zeitgeist of today and incorporating it within her family’s fashion legacy. And to be fair, this brand is all her own! Just take a look at Fall 2019—a mixture of modern sportswear with hints of classic bourgeois style. A pantsuit, for instance, is made up of a large and slightly oversized, almost trench-coat looking garment offset beautifully by yellow detailing. One long sporty puffer vest was decorated with feathers for that high-low appeal and when paired with socks in crocs, makes for a compelling ensemble indeed. And that shimmering emerald-hued bomber jacket? We’re already considering it as the next big bestseller come fall! Castiglioni left no hostages with this lot!