The show recreated the baggage claim of the arrivals hall, with the runway set around a long moving luggage carousel, where new and vintage Fendi bags took their turn on the conveyor belt. It's definitely a first-class take on travel.
The collection took the iconic double F logo, long fur coats, Pequin stripe and Fendi brown, which was certainly faithful to its heritage. While the slogan knitwear with words such as "family", "faithful", "fancy", "friends" and "fabulous", the logo bags and the checked suits all looked desirable.
For this season, the brand collaborated with Rimowa, with models wheeling aluminum suitcases down the runway. The collection also made collaboration with the artist Reilly Hey, who is a Royal College of Art Graduate. A series of witty prints and accessories appeared eye-catching such as the cool and kooky mini umbrella hats.
Donatella Versace continued her deep emotional tribute to her brother in Pre-fall 2018 collection.
She found the inspiration from "The home", a stately palazzo on Milan's Via Gesu that was bought by the Versace Siblings when they were kids, with a kind of emotional coming-back to home and family roots in mind, while the edgy street attitude with revamped Versace logo wisely connects the label with the new generation consumers.
The whole collection was exuberant, with signature and unique house archival patterns such as rich Baroque and neoclassical details running through the striking patterned dresses and oversized puffer coats.
Luxurious fabrics came with the vibrant mix of shades - the snakeskin fabric was added to the all-black elegant looks; the opulent gold detailing was featured on black garments; an oversize velvet puffer jacket wrapped the body with flamboyant flare, while the gentle and soft baby pink lent a youthful and vivid spirit.
Sharp, sexy, relax, unruly but controlled, Donatella clearly inherited the wild spirit from her brother and showed the true meaning of family and legacy.
This season, the DAKS Menswear collection transports us back through the history of the British Social Season with a particular focus on The Henley Royal Regatta.
Ambitious young gentlemen guide us through the season’s theme sporting sophisticated jackets with coloured trims, appliqués or jacquard weaved coats of arms. The relaxed atmosphere with its retro elements is evoked by the introduction of slightly wider trousers with a high waistband. These are often combined with a tucked-in t-shirt in dry-spun yarns made of cotton, linen or merino, or a club-collar shirt, whose round collar is instantly identifiable by its British preppy look.
The double breasted jacket dominates the scene for Spring Summer, this time slightly lengthened with a wider fit. This is combined with a range of nautical shirting featuring stripes, checks and contrasting colour cuffs and collars.
Silhouettes are slightly looser this season as the focus lays on relaxed tailoring in comfortable light fabrics such as cotton, silk and Irish linen produced exclusively for DAKS. Shades of rusty brown, beige and ivory make up the color palette for the collection with accents of mustard yellow for a summery touch.
DAKS pride themselves on thorough textile research and collaborate with the most prestigious British suppliers to produce luxurious fabrics and patterns for the collections. Window pane checks, houndstooth and twill are seen alongside this season’s hero cloth, ‘The DAKS Regatta Stripe’ in tonal contrasts of colour, bringing us back to the Henley theme. The famous House Check also makes an appearance, representing the brand’s distinguished heritage.
Bags are created in a range of casual designs and made in leather and canvas. Leather belts with bronze metal features tastefully complete the outfits together with the famous boat racing hat, finished with a House Check coloured ribbon.
The DAKS Spring / Summer collection speaks of youth and charm from the eyes of those who worry not of the future, sailing the waters of the present.
Disruption and reinterpretation became the central theme this season. Evening wear is integral to Sachin and Babi’s DNA and so pieces originally intended as dramatic blouses or classic trenches inevitably transformed into unexpected occasion looks.
Disruption and reinterpretation became the central theme this season. Evening wear is integral to Sachin and Babi’s DNA and so pieces originally intended as dramatic blouses or classic trenches inevitably transformed into unexpected occasion looks. The collection juxtaposes polka dots and stripes. Brushed cotton ottoman was our nontraditional choice for an evening gown, this play with unexpected fabrications continued into day silhouettes elevated by luxurious mikados and jacquards. Layering a sequined bustier over a classic poplin button down, and pairing a relaxed knit pullover with a flounced flocked gown, Sachin & Babi further their mission of reinventing evening wear, expanding its scope and possibilities, and provide their woman with imaginative and sophisticated options for dressing up.
On September 28th, Paris based WANDA NYLON, winner of the 2016 ANDAM fashion prize, presented its Spring/Summer17 collection, featuring 28 sharp and assertive looks.
The collection is meant for a strong, independent feminine woman, referencing urban aesthetics, and experiments with numerous materials and textures to enhance a play on light, going from opaque Alcantara coats and fluid silk dresses to reflective jackets, iridescent Swarovski crystals mesh separates and see-through silk looks.
For the first time, Wanda Nylon collaborates with Maison Desrues, a Chanel subsidiary, to create an accessories capsule collection composed of metal waterfall earrings, chain lariat necklaces and 4 models of bags.
The eyewear collection is part of a long-term collaboration with Peter & May Walk.
ABOUT WANDA NYLON
Launched in 2012, WANDA NYLON is a designer label based in Paris.
The brand has made a name for itself by elevating rainwear classics, giving them a contemporary spin and proposing statement silhouettes, and by the constant research for innovative fabrics as well as the creation of cutting-edge designs. The WANDA NYLON style draws a pure outline both strong and modern; the attitude is free-spirited with a sophisticated twist, allowing the woman to feel empowered, confident and charismatic.
Since early 2015, the label's designer Johanna Senyk has extended the range to a complete wardrobe. The SS17 WANDA NYLON collection will also propose jewelry, shoes, sunglasses and bags.
Wanda Nylon has been awarded the ANDAM Grand Prize in 2016, and is stocked at about 50 retailers, including Selfridges, Galeries Lafayette, Restir, H Lorenzo.
The Spring-Summer 2017 JACQUEMUS collection refers to one of the emblematic cultural objects embodying the spirit of South of France: les Santons de Provence.
Each Santon can be recognized through specific features of his costume relating to its identity or craft: the Arlésienne, the Grand Father, the Cook, the Sheperd, the woman with lavender, the Bohemian... The collection draws inspiration from these costumes, and offers a modern and free- spirited take on tradition.
The 32 looks echo a certain delicate simplicity to be found in these traditional costumes, and exude a natural elegance. Main fabrics are: linen, cotton, wool and white lace. The 32 looks are easily readable, with clear outlines. The colors are neutral and quiet: black (brown, navy), white, beige; sometimes contrasted by a bright red and a strong graphical polka-dot pattern referring to the Bohemian style.
Core elements of the label's formal language are still prominent this season: the essential shapes of the square and the circle, and the permanent desire to rethink masculine wardrobe staples, such as the jacket, the pants, and especially the shirt, by reworking them on a woman's body, playing on dimensions and using various folding and pleating techniques, being this season also enhanced by embroidery details.
Sleeves come into various shapes, playing on round volumes and square angles, and collars are often V-shaped. The typical triangular fichu of the Arlésienne has been revisited to propose a series of V neck tops.
Trousers are numerous: from straight grand-father style trousers to extra-long fluid ones belted under the breast and elongating the silhouettes, to two-dimensional looking 'flat' trousers and large 3/4 ones.
Skirts are long and wide or adorned by an accumulation of fan pleats, bringing a bohemian note.
Square-toed flat shoes with a thin sling and pointy pumps feature the labels signature, the round and square geometrical heels.