Fashion Inspiration: HC Project by Sylvio Giardina inspired by Gaetano Pesce

 

The innovative feel of Sylvio Giardina’s  significance for Fall/Winter 2012/2013 collection  is outlined by the fascination of the silhouette reinvention. By morphing the shapes and volumes, the designer creates a newfangled vision of clothing merging his fascinations of Gaetano Pesce‘s works of the late Sixties as well as Steve McCurry‘s portrait photos. The collection conveys recreation of the classic designs by implementing fresh fashion rhythms along with the feeling of vibration. The line is accentuated with the sophisticated fabrics including wool jersey, expanded polyethylene and organic structures as a must as well a soft refinement of mohair, velvet and wool. The pallete of colors is balanced between South-Eastern Asia shades as the sign of great fascination into Steve McCurry‘s portrait photography revealing black, dove-color, bronze, violet, ivory, turquoise, copper-red, beige, air force blue and different shades of green from another, strictly fashionable angle.

Credits:

photo Dominga Colonna per betterbadgood.it
stylist Marco Grisolia
model Eleonora Rio
fashion coordinator Romina Toscano @Studio DModa
hair & make-up Antonio Ciaramella

Note nudity

Images are  the courtesy of the fashion designer Sylvio Giardina

Click here to see entire collection    www.sylviogiardina.com

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Fashion Designer: Angelos Frentzos unveils neon in ELECTRIC YOUTH SS13 Men Collection.

 

The electrifying collection with the equally captivating title  “Electric Youth”  under the cutting-edge  signature of a fashion designer Angelos Frentzos unveils the concept of neon light.  Within its significance in our lifestyle and perception, the fluid light covers many possible areas ranging from everyday routine to the works of art.  Since the first appearance of neon light  in London, in Piccadilly Circus celebrates the centenary, we may clearly notice that neon became a part of our lives by encountering the vivid palette of colors on the streets, advertising , common light systems as well as visual productivity and creative fields of fashion, art and photography.

The collection through the title and concept expresses admiration in neon impact and its rejoicing of lights. The mood focuses on the hi-profile of sportswear – edgy and cultural with the hint of playfulness.  There is also a continuation of gothic alternative that is a common denominator of Angelos Frentzos’ collections as well as architectural feel of clothing with not so oversize kind of shape.  Take a look!

Check also the ELECTRIC YOUTH Spring/Summer 2013 Men Collection by Angelos Frentzos:

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Special thanks to Angelos Frentzos Press Office.

Images are the courtesy of Angelos Frentzos

 

Lanvin Fall/Winter 2012 campaign celebrates Individuals with individuality. Reality… Not Reality Stars.

 

“Lanvin Fall/Winter 2012 campaign celebrates Individuals with individuality.
Reality… Not Reality Stars.”

Check also the gallery of the Lanvin Fall/Winter 2012 campaign:

The credits of the campaign :

Photographer – Steven Meisel
Creative Direction – House and Holme, Ronnie Newhouse and Stephen Wolstenholme
Make-Up – Pat McGrath
Hair – Guido Palau
Set Design – Mary Howard

Images are the courtesy of Lanvin

 

BAO BAO ISSEY MIYAKE × KIYOSHI KURODA

 

Magnificent transformation served by the BAO BAO ISSEY MIYAKE brand for Autumn/Winter 2012 season is enriched by the Guest series with Japanese artist Kiyoshi Kuroda. The collection BAO BAO ISSEY MIYAKE × KIYOSHI KURODA is divided into two main concepts : GARLAND and GARDEN. The pixel pattern of the bags features marvellous illustrations and three-dimensional decorations by Kuroda unveiling the notion of garland decorations and garden surroundings like flowers and butterflies. This idyllic feel of the embellishments is infused with the newfangled geometrical base of the LUCENT design.

The GARLAND series characterizes with the 3D ornaments and cutouts shaped in the convention of  Kuroda’s works .  The line is available in red purple, white and silver palette of colors.

The GARDEN series, on the contrary depict the patterns imprisoned on the geometrical surface of the bag wrapping around from the front to the back of the designs to portray a single picture. The line is presented in white, silver and navy colors .

About the artist KIYOSHI KURODA

Born in Tokyo, Japan, 1975.
Completed his graduate studies at Tama Art University
He has worked as an illustrator and art director in various fields such as advertising and magazine publishing.
Received “Good Design Award 2005” at “SHINJUKU SOUTHERN BEAT PROJECT 2005”.
Established KABWA inc. in 2009.
Participated in many exhibitions around the globe, including :
“Open Studio Project”, NANZUKA AGENTA SHIBUYA, Tokyo
“ AN10”,Neo-Ornamentalism from Japanese Contemporary Art, Tokyo
“Nam June Paik Festival,Now Junp! ”, Nam June Paik Art Center, Korea
Published animated storybook”To the Forest”(PIE BOOKS)
Visit: http://www.kiyoshikuroda.jp/

 

Fashion Designer: Cecilia Ajayi depicts conceptual knitwear in “The Illusion of Perspectives”

Cecilia Ajayi  “The Illusion of Perspectives”

The emerging fashion designer Cecilia Ajayi distinguishes with the conceptual intake into the intricate construction of the knitwear craft. Her fascination about the cubist perception and architectural feel of the clothing are elaborately fused into the concept of her Graduate collection entitled “The Illusion of Perspectives”.

The complex harmony of the collection is visible through the detailed and well planned yet elaborate pattern of the knitwear clothing. With the three-dimensional sense, the garment transforms into the attention-grabbing fragmented structures along with the exceptional use of color palette and their infinite illusion of various perspectives to capture.


Focusing on the cubist art and its captivating characteristics like fragmentation, gradual color blends and multiplicity of viewing, Cecilia successfully endeavored to depict cubist art’s significance by means of the knitwear techniques composing an innovative collection of artistically-inclined, sophisticated and feminine clothing. The attention to detail merged with the creativity forms Cecilia’s signature style portraying her dedicated interest in conceptual fashion inspired by the sculptural and architectural influence. What is more, the collection illustrates both her credo in the craftsmanship of clothing and her endless ability to create three dimensional textiles.

After graduation from Brighton University Cecilia was the winner of numerous prestigious awards including ‘The Clothworkers Foundation Award’ for her knitted fabrics, as well as winning first prize in a collaboration project with Nano Force. She also worked for knitwear designer Juliana Sissions at the Victoria and Albert Museum. This precious experience assisted her in precise understanding how to express her outstanding fashion signature through the synergy of art and contemporary textiles with a wearable factor.

Credits: 

Images are the courtesy of Cecilia Ajayi

Visit Official Website: http://ceciliaajayi.wix.com/cecilia-ajayiknitwear

Photography for graduate collection – Paul Butkus – Deersandbear@gmail.com

Check also the gallery with the “The Illusion of Perspectives” collection by Cecilia Ajayi:

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