• Gabriele Colangelo Pre-Fall 2023

    6 days ago - By WWD

    Glitch art and its philosophy of turning digital or analogue errors into artistic effects offered the starting point of Gabriele Colangelo's creative exploration for pre-fall.
    Over a Zoom call, the designer detailed how the artistic movement inspired him to introduce distortion in his lineup via jacquard textiles, the irregular surface of cotton bouclè yarns or leveraging the chiné technique of printing warp before weaving to have faded yet charming visual results.
    Still, all these elements and experimentations succumbed under the overall aura of sophistication that define Colangelo's...
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  • Rochas Pre-Fall 2023

    6 days ago - By WWD

    Charles de Vilmorin's pre-fall collection for Rochas was a tale of two women.
    The designer was inspired by the French film “Les soeurs fâchées” , which stars Isabelle Huppert and Catherine Frot as radically different siblings Martine, an aloof Parisian bourgeoise, and Louise, an irrepressibly cheery out-of-towner.
    “I liked this clash of cultures,” de Vilmorin said. “I tried to convey that idea through the choice of fabrics and colors, mixing some sophisticated materials with the occasional print.”
    A black velvet tube dress and a slim coat in monochrome checked wool were all sophisticated...
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