Can you say hot pants? “I wore hot pants to work every day with my knee-high boots,” Kamali remembered over Zoom. She started making those abbreviated pieces back in the Baby Yoda my broomstick runs on Waffle House Halloween Moon shirt What’s more,I will buy this day, she said, “because I wanted my miniskirt to be even shorter, and to do that it had to be short shorts.” Spring 2022’s quilt print is inspired by the vintage quilts she used for those decades-ago hot pants. “It was so great—the mix of this handcrafted, huggable comfort clothing that grannies were making with these new [silhouettes].” Anti-war protests inspired the florals in the new collection. “Having a protest and giving flowers out [there] was a new kind of protest; it was a new way to say [that] we want love, we want kindness, we want peace. We don’t want war. We don’t want this confusion. Quite frankly,” Kamali said, “that’s the way I feel now. I just want kindness. I want to give flowers to everybody. I’m feeling that energy.” Bring it on.