Culture Club offers a layered approach in terms of design details and cultural references. Craft is fused with pattern cutting and cross-cultural details are key. Romantic and bohemian styles are elevated with a focus on refined fabrics, raw-edge layering, intricate embellishment, hand embroidery, hand painted and surface texture. Textured fabrics and eclectic embellishments are particularly important. The color scheme is an upbeat palette, highly pigmented, indigo blue anchor the palette. Hand-crafted woven fabrics feature delightfully naive constructions, mix blends of silk, cotton, linen and hemp with extravagantly handspun boucle yarns. The plunged maxi-dress has a lean, elegant silhouette and works as a great spring piece with the addition of short sleeves. A boxy cropped top creating a rounded silhouette. Japanese influences are key for occasion wear and beach-to-bar looks, creating a style that feels both glamorous and exotic.
Elsewhere refers to somewhere in the world. Clothes for travelers and outdoor activities are the prime focus. Designers are obsessed with clothes that fit and appropriate for either athletic or leisure blended with ethnic. Exploring the versatility of the palette, turquoise pairs with bold brown in contrast to the plum red. Wide square-cut sleeves make this item feel more masculine and active. The classic, sporty polo is updated with a collar, opening detail, cuffs and flap pocket detail in leather. Dropped shoulders give way to lazy sleeves and cuffed wrists. Add utility pockets to the front for a nod to military styling. Layering and textured surfaces are key, with knitted rib stitches become chunkier, making a subtle statement.
Foot Print brings nature back to consumers. The movement toward more natural, chemical-free, ethically-made products is becoming more and more widespread. Materials are not only natural but exotic and rare. Thai silk and cotton are blended with local fibers such as hemp, pineapple, kapok. Relax shape and loose cut pattern give comfort, while the natural dye together with hand-crafted techniques make the garment a touch of unique and fashionable. The kimono robe takes on a romantic and nostalgic feel. Foot Print adds ikat techniques on the eco fabric design. Colors are bright and fresh dyed with natural herbs and spices.
Sanctuary is a marriage of two extreme whether its formal meets casual or minimalist meets maximalist, unexpected pairings add a new dimension. Minimalist silhouettes are infused with a new, maximalist attitude: oversized details, statement pattern and sumptuous textiles evolve clean-lined silhouettes that underpin a sense of refined luxury. Feminine shapes have a tough edge: deep-V necklines, A-line silhouettes and a focus on the waist remain key. This casual lounge look in soft vivid colors offers contemporary leisure appeal and day-to-night wearability. Dropped shoulders, short wide sleeves, side slits and a wide self-belt are key for this easy silhouette. This easy and comfortable style is cut from a light cotton and linen with a slightly oversized and boxy fit. The bottoms emerge in a culottes style with a comfortable dropped crotch, featuring patched pockets and an elasticated waistband.
Sensation connects mind and body with loose feminine summer dresses, allowing the body to become free from restriction. Shapes are flowing and feel comforting on the body. Hemlines flare and top halves narrow, moving the A-line silhouette into the more extreme trapeze shape. This theme features as a subtle undertone. Elevated basics focus on comfort and use luxury blends to take loungewear and classic wardrobe staples to the next level. Attention to detail is key as simple finishes such as tailoring skill can elevate the ordinary. Fabrics become seemingly as light as air and cosmetic tones appear reminiscent of movement around the body. Refined accessories and apparel are perfectly framed with simple line detailing that adds graphic appeal.
Spectacle denotes street style with an artistic designs underpinned by a sharp, dramatic edge. Textural and visual depth is key, with color, surface and pattern merging together through layered styling, sculpted dimensional fabrics, prints and encapsulated textures. Decoration takes a more divine path
with tumbled semi -precious stones, providing an intoxicating blend of glamour and deep twilight color. The convergence of past, present and future sees a confident classic style emerging, with an essence of spectacular. The movement of 1980s is played out through a glamorous, almost cinematic quality, along with familiar retro color and material references. These are pared down and made modern through new forms and constructions. Simple forms are elevated into objects of desire with the use of indulgent materials
and fabrics, exuding an effortless luxury.