A day after a finish of Men’s Fashion Week, Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2018 week kicked off on Monday with a display by conform tag Schiaparelli.
Its latest charity featured intricately festooned pieces and patterns desirous by a Maasai people from southern Kenya and northern Tanzania. The label’s pattern director, Bertrand Guyon, pronounced he directed to mix European and African magnificence with a line.
Unusual fabrics, including shredded cosmetic bags, were interwoven with silk. A prolonged pinkish silk dress featuring a heart-shaped tip done a dreamlike sense on a catwalk.
Schiaparelli is one of a few houses that includes comparison models in a shows, an aspect adding a practical hold to an differently illusory presentation.
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Fashion from a 3D printer
Iris outpost Herpen uses a 3D printer to move her designs to life. The Dutch engineer experiments with a latest technologies to emanate her fashionable collections.
Instead of normal fabrics, she works with steel strips, pure tulle and plastic. Her initial designs make her a Paris Haute Couture Week regular.
The prêt-a-porter collections underline some-more normal designs. Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu and Junko Shimada were among a houses showcasing their latest lines on Monday.
The Parisian Haute Couture week ends on Thursday, while Women’s Fashion Week is set to take place from Feb 26 to Mar 6.
sw/eg/ (with dpa)