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05 Jul 17
Frontstage + défilé FW 18

Fashion

Medieval Majesty

  • Fashion show
  • Haute Couture
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From afar she is striking, elegant and commanding with long, lavish coats and crowning capes adorning the shoulders. At close range, every detail is more engulfing. She wears velvet and lace, intertwined in perfect harmony, while mousseline and tulle courteously carry each other along their pathways. Deep, plunging necklines let the cool and refreshing air caress the neck, long sleeves carefully sculpt the arms like impenetrable feminine armour.

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Romantic pearly white, dusty blue and a misty pastel pink evoke a welcome warmth in the collection’s colour palette, contrasting pieces in darker, more solemn colours, like intense blue, vivid red, forest green and black.

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Then, there is the gold… appearing in all its glory, but also weaving itself more subtly into every piece as majestic golden thread. It ties in pearls and sequins, drawing elaborate patterns of intricate embroidery. And the jewels—fine, golden filigree with delicately applied pearls, crystals and hand-cut stones—are an allegory to ancient craftsmanship, uplifting the noble carriage of the season’s striking silhouette celebrating the majestically feminine.

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