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Gender-Neutral Journey -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Louis Vuitton Womenswear
Louis Vuitton catwalk just ends in La Samaritaine, which also marks the end of Paris Fashion Week this year. It brings a future fashion proposition that urgently needs to be thought and solved - what potential does fashion have after removing all the boundaries of gender and function? Nicolas Ghesquière, a self-proclaimed "time conflict" enthusiast, has never stopped combining hot topics of social development with clothing in different periods. This season Louis Vuitton S/S 2021 collection spans five eras, and discusses gender non-dualization. Nicolas blurs gender boundary, displays creativity and creates a space for imagination, thus embracing the sensitive and unknown world and blending contradictory elements like the past and the future, softness and toughness, elegance and street fashion. The show makes use of a green curtain to bring audience into a vivid scene, and they can rotate 360 degrees in their own seats. Moreover, online audience see footage from Der Himmel über Berlin by Wim Wenders film in 1987, interacting with the online fashion show.
French Flavor -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Paris Fashion Week
Due to this pandemic, online New York Fashion and London Fashion Week almost gain no attention. But more brands hold physical fashion shows in Milan Fashion Week. Paris Fashion Week from September 28th to October 6th seems even more unique. 84 brands join it; 18 brands including Dior, Louis Vuitton and Chanel hold physical shows; there are also 29 static shows. This time Paris Fashion Week focuses on eulogizing nature, French flavor and Chinese elements, to inspire people to get closer to nature, inherit French romanticism and rebuild confidence in future life.
Cycle From Day to Night -- The Catwalk Analysis of Acne Studio Womenswear
This series blurs time and presents the endless cycle from day to night, so it inspires an experimental feature, mixes with contrasts, and displays diversified and relaxed works. This collection centers on materials which will change along with light, including crack leather, pearlescent cotton, metallic organza and pearl paper.
Vintage Girls -- The Catwalk Analysis of Chanel Womenswear
Chanel 2021 S/S collection is held in Grand Palais. Its logo decorates the scene, with decorative lights to create a simple but elegant vibe. Chanel 2021 S/S collection brings us to the 1950s-1960s France, which reveals the tribute of creative director Virginie Viard to Chanel muses. Gabrielle Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld have designed many looks for actresses in their daily life or in films. Due to this pandemic, Chanel holds this show online and offline, and all audience wear masks.
Eternal Romance -- The Catwalk Analysis of Valentino Womenswear
Valentino merges its S/S 2021 menswear and womenswear show in a strongly industrial space which is surrounded by plants and flowers, quite romantic. This season Pierpaolo Piccioli wants to convey that the distinct values are the essence of supporting and shaping the brand image, just like industrial architectures, while the aesthetic is only the medium that penetrates everything, just like the flowers and plants that decorate the interior. This time VALENTINO applies intense colors to display its symbolic roses on the invitation. With a core of romanticism, the streamlined or the simple style, chiffon shirts, jeans with five pockets, loose blazers, and the ethereal evening dress all reflect advanced and exquisite cutting in details. Retro prints inject vitality and romance. This series feel warm and cold, romantic and realistic.
Timeless Thoughts -- The Catwalk Analysis of Giorgio Armani Womenswear
Although 2020 is full of changes, the classic elegant style of Giorgio Armani shows no changes. Its S/S 2021 series has a theme of Timeless Thoughts, and uses TV live for the first time on channels, the brand's social media and platform of Italy's National Fashion Chamber of Commerce. Besides, it shoots a 20-mniute Giorgio Armani documentary, and invites Pierfrancesco Favino to elaborate images, memories and classic interviews, thus interpreting its timeless style. Mr. Armani reiterates, "I like things that get old but never go out of style. They are time-tested."
Abstract Narration -- The Catwalk Analysis of Victoria Beckham Womenswear
Influenced by this COVID-19 pandemic, Victoria Beckham S/S 2021 collection faces many difficulties like design, manufacturing and launching. Recently, Victoria Beckham posts a photo on Instagram and announces the shrinkage of styles from 45 to 20. The show is in Victoria Miro Gallery, uses works of Danish artist Tal R as the setting, and expresses what Victoria is good at, the nonchalant style combining neatness with sexiness. This online catwalk gathers no live audience, but the Beckhams show up. Continuing the modern female image, this season Victoria Beckham creates every piece of clothing based on freedom, liberation and being self. This whole collection is a reality-inspired dream, feminine, noble and resilient.
Girls in Oil Paintings -- The Catwalk Analysis of Simone Rocha Womenswear
This season Simone Rocha uses fashion to construct a dreamland that allows people to escape from the harsh reality. This collection takes cues from Bettie Kline by Richard Prince and Nell Gwynn's portrait (the Mistress to King Charles II of England), and it is filled with light gauze, classical silhouettes and girly details. Although the series is displayed by static lookbook due to this COVID-19 pandemic, it presents a visual feast.
Blooming Flowers -- The Analysis of MSGM Womenswear
Social distancing promotes the creativity of designer Massimo Giorgetti. He is exploring how to connect with artists or writers to find new, meaningful ways to inspire MSGM. As he explains, artistic collaboration and the exchange of information are of vital value to MSGM. Energetic, positive and vigorous MSGM collection imagines a different future that technologies live in harmony with nature. This season ruffles decorate sleeves and the chest, classical and elegant. Besides, multiple bright and gorgeous colors are smartly combined.
L'amour -- The Catwalk Analysis of Jacquemus Womenswear
With a theme of L'amour, Jacquemus S/S 2021 series is launched in a wheat field in the northwest of Paris. The series takes cues from the dance aesthetics of Swedish dancer Alexander Ekman, uses neutrals like black, white, khaki and grass as dominant colors, and reveals a pure, deep and French vibe, reminding of romantic scenes in Days of Heaven by Terrence Malick. Combing with post-coronavirus concept, designer hopes that by creating a simple and casual country wedding, everyone who is stuck at home will awaken their true and romantic side with something like bubble. The fashion show is held in the natural wheat field. Only 100 close families and friends are invited, and they are separated by wheat. Models are walking in the endless wheat filed. The meandering boardwalk and the flourishing wheat display the elevated touch of nature. This show continues the languid and casual pastoral style and romantic French style, depicting a beautiful summer scenery.
The Comprehensive Analysis of Selected Catwalks in Other Areas
Fashion week has undoubtedly had a huge impact on the fashion industry. In addition to the four major fashion weeks, other fashion weeks are also influential. Their styles and details present a casual design sense. Most of them have a strong impact on current market.
Color Impact -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Women's Leather/Fur on Catwalks
With the change of lifestyle, sustainability and durability become the driving force of design. Transseasonal color proportion and natural tones are emphasized. Autumn tones, neutral camel tones and grey tones are increasingly important. Gem palette is enchanting and charming. Rocky Road and Chicory Coffee enhance the importance of deep brown colors. Preppy red is the key color of the right palette. A single color is used to create a simplified and individualized appearance.
Focus on Placement -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Catwalk Details
Based on the data of A/W 20/21 four fashion weeks, this report analyzes different parts and placement details of clothing, explores the beauty of details and provides inspiration for extreme details.
Style, Item and Fabric -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Women's Leather/ Fur Clothing on Catwalks
Based on sustainability, leather will be the main material in A/W 20/21. The leather which is designed and recycled sustainably is more advocated. The metal-free, chromium-free and vegetable dyeing are better for the environment. The superior quality sense is the key to leather and fur fabric. Berber fleece and fleece display comfort and quality sense. Optimism persists in turbulent times. The vintage era (including middle-class style) is a source of inspiration. The feminine silhouette reveals a retro feel, and the waist becomes the focus of design. The minimalism drives the rise of designs which is not restricted to seasons. Therefore, the all-over printed style declines. In this season, prints of leather and fur industry are dominated by natural landscapes and folk patterns.
Classicism and Art -- The Catwalk Analysis of Loewe Womenswear
Silhouette and fabric are key elements to create the A/W 2020 series for Jonathan Anderson, the creative director of the Spanish brand Loewe. "I analyze Spanish culture and how the world looks at it", Jonathan Anderson explains backstage after the show, "I work on how to bring classic images of Spain into people's wardrobes and I really enjoy the process of building silhouettes of clothes. Last season I worked on silhouette and fabric very successfully, so this season I decide to continue this design idea." This collection is filled with a large number of simplified prints with traditional Spanish ceramic patterns as the main part. The partial silhouette of the design is based on the retro court looks. Loewe also works with ceramic artists to create lots of ceramic decorations for the ready-to-wear of this show. These are all in line with Jonathan Anderson's understanding of Spain.
Rose in The Dark Night -- The Catwalk Analysis of Valentino Womenswear
In this series, male and female models are in black, grey, classic Valentino red, low-key indigo and emerald. The clothing starts from basic silhouette to highlight the power of accurate cutting. Valentino, which still shows haute couture technique in the ready-to-wear series, is undoubtedly more low-key than previous seasons, but it is still meticulous about details. The series uses embroidery and print to sketch the realistic florals, adding a lively feel to the calm overcoat and the sleeveless dress.
Releasing Female Power -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Paris Fashion Week
From "leftover lady", "malechauvinist" to "sexual harassment" and "anti-domestic violence", more and more gender issues have emerged in public debate in recent years, accompanied by a feminist critique. Feminism is a series of knowledge methodology formed around the criticism of human patriarchy, and beyond the specific disciplines and research paradigms. It has become an important part of the social current of thoughts. Throughout the four fashion weeks for A/W 20/21, many brands have mentioned liberating females, female power and feminism, especially Paris Fashion Week. Christian Dior has a theme of "I SAY I" to express female power. Celine tells the story of womenswear during May 1968 events in France. Chanel puts forward the idea of liberation, and launches a series friendly to women. Valentino is the queen of the new minimalism. Miu Miu emphasizes the young lady's wear in the empire collection of the 1940s style. All of them are speaking out for women through fashionable way to show the gender mainstreaming from the perspective of gender equality under the turbulent times.
Innovate The Classic -- The Comprehensive Analysis of London Fashion Week
London Fashion Week is an international fashion week for fashion buyers, the news media, and the public. London fashion week ended in February this year. And it's clear that compared to previous LFW shows, this season is a little subdued. This season's London Fashion Week advocates environmentalism and no animal fur. Chinese media, fashion buyers and stars have been forced to change their work plans because of the outbreak. However, there are still many highlights.
A Doll's House in Fairy Tale -- The Catwalks Analysis of Gucci Womenswear
Gucci is always the most dramatic show of Milan Fashion Week. In A/W 2020, the creative director Alessandro Michele opens up the most confidential and private back stage to the public. The catwalk is like a doll house that combines carousel. The dreamlike presenting way and the gorgeous clothing collocation satisfy fans. The series uses a lot of kidswear details, seeming to satisfying kids' curiosity. Lace and velvet are used, which conforms with Belle Époque, one of S/S 2021 theme trends released by POP.
Memories -- The Catwalk Analysis of Burberry Womenswear
Since Riccardo Tisci took charge of Burberry's creative director in 2018, versatility and inclusiveness have made up Burberry's current form. After Kingdom, Tempest and Evolution, Riccardo Tisci takes Memories as the theme of A/W 20/21 Burberry. Images with mirroring and perceptive connotations are secretly displayed before the show. Skin, petal, dew... The shadow created by mirror symmetry sets the keynote of this season. The "Memories" world built by Burberry is like the alternations of virtual and real spaces with overlapping dimensions in the movie, Inception. On the catwalk, twin pianists Katia and Marielle Labeque cooperate with electronic producer Arcaper to put on a bizarre duet. For Riccardo Tisci, this series is a self-recall and reflection on memory, consciousness, perception, psychology and life.
The Collision of Classics and Modernity -- The Catwalk Analysis of MSGM Womenswear
Massimo Giorgetti, the artistic director of MSGM, who is constantly looking for cultural inspiration from the past, is an unruly fun-goer. This theme is inspired by Gio Ponti's interior design of Milan architectures in the 1970s and the modernistic ceramic floor tiles. The concept of the collision and integration of classics and modernity is used to present the vivid and interesting design aesthetics. The classic bright color matching and bowknot of WSGM are used. The neat and clean silhouette replaces ruffle, with lively colors to be fresh and lovely. Various interior elements are used as patterns this time. The geometrics on the floor tiles are applied to the shirt, and classical rose pattern is used to the outerwear. Environmental protection is also advocated this time, like eco-friendly leather and faux woolskin, reflecting the designer's attention to the environmental protection.
Across Time and Space- The Comprehensive Catwalk Data Analysis of Paris Fashion Week
Paris Fashion Week started in 1910 and has been organized by the French Fashion Council. CarrouselduLouvre and Jardindes Tu ileries were designated as the official show places. With a broad mind, Paris is a good platform for many top fashion designers to realize their dreams. Milan and London Fashion Weeks are comparatively conservative, preferring local designers over foreign ones. New York Fashion Week is too commercial. Only Paris is truly open to fashion elites worldwide. Almost every top designer from Japan, Britain and Belgium becomes world-famous through Paris. A perfect show at Paris Fashion Week is more about displaying the brand image firmly and accurately.
New Wave Films-- The Catwalk Analysis of CHANEL Womenswear
In this S/S 2020 series, the creative director, Virginie Viard, brings the roofs of street houses in Paris directly under the dome of the Grand Palais. As the third fashion independently created by CHANEL, this season still takes the classic black and white as main colors and mixes many bright colors to cater to young consumers. It also attracts more young and energetic workmates and inherits the classic design core of the brand.
Fashion and Styles -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Four Womenswear Fashion Weeks
According to data analysis of S/S 2020 four fashion weeks, the four popular styles are basically in line with four themes forecast by POP in December 2018. Four styles are as follows. 1. Hydrogen Energy conveys an attitude of relaxed sport and optimistic life. 2.Plastic-free Coast seeks for a way that people can live in harmony with the sea. 3. Make KOL analyzes the phenomenon that high-tech drives the rise of virtual KOL. 4. Mood Industry mentions industrial technology can create intelligent products which capture our expressions and sounds, and thus make responses. With the end of the four fashion weeks, the four styles also grow or keep steady. And we can also see street fashion and functional style increase.