The softly spoken designer marked the occasion with a retrospective collection from the past two decades, as well as his new Resort collection.

The red socks he famously sent models out in for that very first show - because he couldn't afford the shoes - returned to the runway today, as did the designer's signature divine embellishments and exquisitely detailed embroidery. What's new? Akira took the sequins off the clothes and onto the models' faces, with a smattering of silver sequins on eyebrows and in some cases, their entire faces.