Merrell promotion

Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer

by El-style
Donatella Versace headlined Paris Couture Week with what was unquestionably one of her most technical and complex collections to date. The woman known for sex, curves and skin on display decided to show a different kind of heroine – one that is fearless, focused, and completely independent. “This collection is meant to inspire feminine strength to overcome obstacles”, she explained backstage.
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
There was a dominance of innovation and science in this ergonomic collection with asymmetrical geometric piecing, coiled Swarovski straps meant to hold gowns together, and interesting fusion of sequined and metal mesh. The collection was titled “Athletic Couture”, and the sporty glam element was an obvious theme.
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
It opened with a series of white trouser suits, comprising high-waisted stirrup trousers (which made honed legs look like they really did go on for miles and miles) teamed up with cropped jackets boasting neon strapping. Cowl-backed gowns, daringly short mini dresses in pops of zest and tuxedos were slashed apart provocatively and then seemingly held back together again with Swarovski crystal ropes tied in chunky knots; a motif that was apparent too on heeled sandals and earrings. Other sporty details included safety clasps, and hi-vis lacing woven into boxy black jackets, which at first glance looked like hiking rope.
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
“I was thinking about women at their most focused and most dynamic… women who push themselves to the limit,” said Donatella Versace. In fact, everything here was pushed to the limit – from the saturation of that intense orange, to the plunges, the cutouts (which were less peekaboo and more all-out exposed), the sheerness of the cobweb beading, and the thigh high slits.
The show climaxed with gowns and tuxedos that looked as if they had exploded, the remaining panels of fabric lashed together with those sparkling crystal robes. Female power, indeed.
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
“This collection is one of the most complex, sophisticated and technically accomplished we have ever created,” she said. “It has been hard work, but also an absolute pleasure to see the talents in the atelier push themselves to create the ultimate.”
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
Atelier Versace predicts hot season. Couture Spring/Summer
www.versace.com

PLEASE, SHARE IF YOU LIKED

SUBSCRIBE TO NEWSLETTER

0 comments | click to be the first

LEAVE A COMMENT

NAME * :
EMAIL :

SUBSCRIBE TO NEWSLETTER

We are using cookies

We and our partners use cookies to give you the best online experience, including to personalise advertising and content. Data about your interaction with this site and the ads shown to you may be shared with companies involved in personalisation of ads on this site and elsewhere online.

Please let us know if you agree.

Read about
Harley promotion
Wolverine promotion
Cat Footwear
Chaco promotion
Hush Puppets promotion