CHARLES & KEITH’s Fall Winter 2023 campaign collection is an invitation to redefine personal style boundaries and a celebration of self-expression through fashion. Inspired by the abstract, minimalist yet innovative work of pioneering modernist sculptor Constantin Brancusi, the distinctive designs in our latest curated range are imposing in their simplicity — they make a not-so-subtle statement with their dramatic presence.
The Pixie series of standout shoes takes centre stage this season. Platform heels are translated into three different silhouettes: an ankle boot, a sculptural mule, and a Mary-Jane pump. All three forms are based on the natural shape of the foot — sleek, clean-lined and devoid of details, these visually compelling shoes feature padded uppers that are fully lasted over their impressive chunky heels and platform soles, creating a sharp, austere aesthetic that is decidedly modern.
Taking reference from brutalist design, the bags in this collection have beautiful stark forms that are reminiscent of modernist sculptures. The Petra curved shoulder bag makes a refreshing return with a new square buckle — match this bold and edgy carrier with a pair of Pixie shoes in the same colour to create an impactful coordinated look. Other must-have bags of the season include the artfully crafted sculptural top handle moon bag, as well as the Koa push-lock top handle bag, which is a softer, more rounded version of the well-loved original shoulder bag.