Seeking new balances, Spring Summer 17 plays on positive, creative instabilities, breaking free of half-hearted solutions and prevailing convention.
Fabrics and colours are consistently more distinctive and multi-sensory, emerging as watchful and essential partners
ready to convey differentiation, and communicate emotion.
The season will feed on surprising combinations to suggest irreverent, mildly disconcerting unions,
to create slightly wonky lines or nicely unmatched silhouettes.
A strongly singular, and inherently appealing, season.
The season’s debut, featuring overall highlights and individual outlooks for fabrics :
Getting to the essence of fabrics and shape
and cultivating fashion with a powerful and vibrant beauty.
Singling out the imperfection that makes all the difference,
that upends the too-perfect and lends excitement to the simplicity of volumes.
Combining a primitive look and a deep-down sophistication.
Intensifying the sensual side of fabrics, the raw handles and bold visuals.
Challenging convention by shifting transparency onto outer layers.
Composing alliances by mixing thickness and delicacy,
or a linen-y rusticity and delicate frills.
Composing a chic wardrobe with a healthy dose of impertinence,
gleefully overturning the classics,
mischievously blurring masculine/feminine notions.
Inviting a new instability into cuts, dramatically altering shapes,
making lines slip and slide, introducing asymmetry.
Transposing decoration onto a tailored or casual universe, and playing with
a funny and likeable exuberance on the very edges of good taste.
Balancing science and poetry,
breathing emotion into technique, sensuality into motion,
to create graceful fashions with a sporty DNA.
Energising lingerie references for everyday,
embellishing and softening performance,
combining comfort and charm, citywear and sexiness.
Connecting stretch and fine weights, capturing light,
laying the groundwork for a future as intelligent as it is sensitive.
Prolong your inspiration by visiting The Forum at the heart of the Première Vision show, from 18 to 20 February 2016.