The awe-inspiring concept of nature’s beauty – vulnerable on the surface, yet savage in roots is encapsulated in artful jewellery line by Harem Royal frequently presented on pages of Edelscope.com here and here. The contemplation of the Harem Royal’s creative mind – Srdjan, designates the transcendental path of nature’s contrary ranging from bewildering beauty, the mystery of transformation to inexorable brutality of natural laws. As he explains the origin of his latest collection came from many factors :” I was fascinated by nature’s astonishing beauty, intricacy, brutality and vulnerability and I transformed my contemplations into a jewelry collection of artifacts.”
The latest collection “The Garden” for Spring/Summer 2013 season hallmarks the astonishing power of nature in marvelous jewellery handcrafted from a mixture of metals, from the finest 24 karat gold plate, silver, to various forms of cupric patina. What is more, Srdjan “also used wide range of exotic materials such as serpent skins, genuine alligator hides, pelage, real butterfly, nocturnal moth wings and pearls in order to provoke exciting visual and tactile experience.”
Images are the courtesy of Srdjan, the creator of Harem Royal
“Blue Osiris” – magical collage of graphic prints merged in succulent colors of summer is the composition carfted in twill silk fabrics. The accessory will fulfil every sunny day with vivid palette of hues with the catchy twist of fashion art.
Well-known collaborations of experimental footwear United Nude with inventive designers are not only the specialty of the brand that mixes brilliant ideas and talents. The creative teamwork usually enables to compose from head-to-toe artistic expression on the runway that will highlight the uniqueness of the fashion designer and exceptionally of the shoes.
United Nude joined the forces with Dutch fashion designer – Mattijs van Bergen, named as “one of the most promising designers “ according to British Vogue and “Crown prince of Dutch Fashion” as written by Dutch Elle. Mattijs after receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree at the institute of Fine Arts in Arnhem, he continued with a Masters Degree at the Central Saint Martins College in London. In 2008 he launched MATTIJS label that reflects at the noteworthy curvaceous signature of the designer fusing with a fresh feminine structure. Playing with sculptural pleating and well-formed tailoring Mattijs builds up his own definition of style with neoclassical designs. The costumes Autumn/ Winter 2012- 2013 are the essence of edgy elegance with distinctive color function, fine craftsmanship and selection of fabrics at its highest quality. The collection is accompanied with United Nude’s exclusive limited edition of outstanding high heels maintained in the sculptural convention of the designers’ concept.
Rem D Koolhaas, Creative Director United Nude, said: “Mattijs and United Nude have been talkingabout collaborating for a while and now was the right time. Even though this is already our thirdcollaboration with a Dutch designer this year, we went for it. Joining forces in the creative fieldis part of the United Nude spirit and we are proud to be perhaps one of the most collaborativebrands in the industry.”
Geisha Hi – color blocking concept with Japaneese inspired shoe model depicts interesting clash of futuristic inclinations with the tribute to the rich origins. Perfect for strong fashion statement during summer days on the scorching sun. Vivid splash of hues just spice up the idyllic vibe.
“Bowling LanvinJL” is a new classic bag outlining a freshpoint of view on the daytime wardrobe in the latest release from Lanvin forsummer 2012. Luxurious fabrics of fine quality leather are composed in apalette of noble shades including sand, black, gold, brown and black. There isalso a refined selection of patterns including mélange of python skin or shinychestnut. The bag trademark is highlighted with the stitched initials JL. Byreinvention of classic proportions, the bag joins both traditional craftsmanshipand forwarding step in practicality of use. As a result every sophisticated daylook accompanied with LanvinJL will effect in exclusive elegance.