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Suits & Sets -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Fabrics on Womenswear Catwalks
Due to COVID-19, S/S 2021 four major fashion weeks are held online and offline. S/S 2021 fashion weeks center on practicality, comfort and versatility, blurring the boundary between conventional luxury and leisure. Soft, flowing and practical solid fabrics make classic sets and suits more daily. As the core of female wardrobes, suits dominate. Undyed casual cotton and linen fabrics, lightweight TR fabrics and other comfortable fabrics find a place in conventional suits and make them more trans-seasonal. From S/S 2021 four major fashion weeks, we can see suits and sets are moving towards daily comfort.
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.
Sustainable Denim -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Denim on Womenswear Catwalks
With the coming post-coronavirus era, S/S 2021 four major fashion weeks are held online and offline. Denim becomes a key fabric for S/S items. Throughout S/S 2021 catwalks, it is easy to find the importance of sustainable development.Denim should focus on minimizing waste, negating the impact to the environment and maximizing product value and life cycle. Recycled fibers and low-impact dye and wash processes enhance sustainability of core products. Reusing denim mixes with design process. Creatively upcycling deastock and recycled fabrics excavates the resale value of conventional practical workwear and retro looks.
Reshaping Freedom -- The Catwalk Analysis of Hermes Womenswear
On October 3rd, Hermes S/S 2021 womenswear collection is held in Paris Tennis Club. Designer Nadège Vanhee Cybulski communicates with the world in a special period from an emotional perspective. Just as Vanhee Cybulski says, "Tactility is erased from our lives, but it's important to keep the feeling of touch." Therefore, clothes become a way to express emotions, like the second-skin. This season Hermes tells the core of its womenswear - reshaping freedom.
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.
A Season in Hope -- The Catwalk Analysis of Chloé Womenswear
Chloé S/S 2021 collection by creative director Natacha Ramsay Levi is recently unveiled at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. With a theme of A Season in Hope, Chloé keeps moving with optimism, starts from the perspective of women to eulogize the next season full of hope and ponders over the close relation between inner world and outer world. This season it introduces slogans and visual art of Corita Kent to real designs. Soft cutting, flamboyant colors and neutral styling contain Corita Kent's ode to women and tell the lifestyle and culture behind her ideas through fashion.
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.
Revival of Everything -- The Catwalk Analysis of Max Mara Womenswear
Max Mara S/S 2021 show is held in Pinacoteca di Brera gallery in Milan, which blends modern designs with the artistic gallery and nods to Italian cultures and arts. Artist Corin Sworn draws inspiration from Renaissance theaters and creates Silent Sticks, a multimedia device. This gives inspiration to Max Mara new collection. Designer Ian Griffiths sets the theme as Revival of Everything.
Beauty of Black and White -- The Catwalk Analysis of Ports 1961 Womenswear
PORTS 1961 S/S 2021 show is held at Da Vinci Museum of Technology in Milan. For art director Karl Templer, the new season is an exploration of the sensory and connection between clothing and the wearer. Those draped or swaying textiles actually represent a close relationship. Black and white dominate, with red and yellow as decorations. Abstract prints, soft details, ethereal hemline, strappy sandals and high-heels all enrich the visual effect. And this season it blends with illustrations of Aubrey Beardsley. Black and white pictures leave much blank space, showing the free and artistic temperament of modern females.
Dialogue -- The Catwalk Analysis of Prada Womenswear
Prada S/S 2021 collection is actually a conversation between Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons. They express their different opinions via fashion and redefine their values and ideology. This show is a fashion show, a conversation between clothes and man, a dialogue between technology and human. Currently, technology has been a part of our life, and this show presents the coexistence of women and technologies. It tells us technology can be our friend and another kind of humanity.
Light and Shadow -- The Catwalk Analysis of Fendi Menswear and Womenswear
Fendi S/S 2021 show is held in Milan as scheduled. La Famiglia, Fendi S/S 2021 collection, is inspired by family, the designer's childhood and the family life during pandemic. Silvia says, "Time spent with family - descendants who raised together in Rome - prompts quiet introspection in a window or garden to watch the world go by." Looking out from the inside, looking out from the outside, shadows and reflections are projected throughout the series. She explains the memory and thinking about the childhood, family and life. As for the setting, traditional elements and home life are mixed. The flowing white curtain is ethereal. The wavy sofas on the runway are also draped in pure white cotton, echoing the white curtain. Recently, Fendi appoints Kim Jones as the artistic director who will be in charge of women's haute couture, ready-to-wear and fur collections. Silvia Venturini Fendi continues the responsibility of accessories and menswear collections. But Kim Jones remains the artistic director of menswear. It's said that the A/W 2021 collection will be the first ready-to-wear collection of Kim Jones in Fendi.
Game On -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Louis Vuitton Womenswear
Louis Vuitton 2021 Resort collection draws inspiration from Static Journey, takes "Game On" as the theme and explores inner emotions. Items of this collection are shot in the studio in Paris of Nicolas Ghesquiere, the womenswear art director. Nicolas Ghesquiere compares fashion creation to adventures in games. The collection consists of two parts, Quotidian and Playing Cards. Playing cards become main design elements of bags in the new season. Classic monogram mixes with four suits of playing cards, or bags are designed to be playing cards, hearts and dice. This collection takes us on a relaxing and unique resort journey.
Balanced Minimalism -- The Catwalk Analysis of Jil Sander Womenswear
Jil Sander leads the minimalist fashion and influences the whole fashion industry. Its Resort 2021 collection balances between utility and minimalism and enhances utility without compromising minimalism. In this collection, we can see new elements mix with minimalist style to enrich the brand's culture.
Online Fashion Weeks -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Haute Couture
2020 is hard for the fashion industry. This COVID-19 pandemic disrupts the original plan of many brands. The A/W 2020 Haute Couture fashion week is held via videos. Without stars and fashion bloggers to heat the fashion week, many brands conceptualize a new presentation mode and display their eye-catching works with their creativity. Luckily, with the help of digital technology, they can present their designs online. Lets' see what the online fashion week is like.
A Colorful New World -- The Catwalk Analysis of Balmain Womenswear
Founded in 1945, the renowned French luxury giant Balmain boldly employs the young but famous designer Olivier Rousteing to present dazzling designs. With a theme of "Zoom", Balmain Resort 2021 collection is shoot in Normandy and by the design director Olivier Rousting. Many black and white photos also appear. The series uses various gorgeous hues instead of its previous intense colors. Argyle, polka dots and irregular graffiti interpret the Resort womenswear collection. Lavish color blocks and patterns depict optimistic and positive patterns, expressing the designer's thoughts and creation in this special period.
Balade en Méditerranée -- The Catwalk Analysis of Chanel Womenswear
Traveling has always been one of Ms. Chanel's greatest hobbies, and she left her footprints all over the world. With a theme of Balade en Méditerranée, this show is inspired by legendary actresses in the 1960s, who enjoyed vacations in Cote d 'Azur. And Chanel Resort 2021 collection is launched online. Catering to sustainability trend, Virginie Viard reuses deadstock fabrics. Those perennial sets or dresses also abandon complicated designs, depicting a neat yet charming female image.
Gowns -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Womenswear Catwalks
In A/W 20/21, as the party season comes, gowns will stand out. Voluminous or minimalist or tight straight gowns and neat suits create a sophisticated and sexy vibe. Dark tones are dominant. Black returns back and becomes the key color of a wide range of gowns. Gemstone colors and warm metallic tones become emphasized decorative colors. Nostalgic keynote and luxurious romanticism is an important theme. Soft ruffles and draping lines highlight a fantasy style. Textural details emphasize prevalent femininity. New Victorian style gains more attention, and works with lace, stacked gauze and velvet to create more gowns.
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.
Accessories -- The Comprehensive Analysis of A/W 20/21 Catwalks
In A/W 20/21, the elegant comfortable style is quite appealing; high-quality materials are used to upgrade the casual belt, ribbed beanie hat and the knitted scarf. The silk scarf and wide belt are worth investment. Consumers prefer durable items. Leather substitutes rejuvenate recycled textile threads and unmarketable products.
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.
Confidence Under The Softness -- The Catwalk Analysis of Bottega Veneta Womenswear
Known as the Italian Hermès, Bottega Veneta is confident, elegant and self-loyal. At the end of 2019, the BV team, led by new creative director Daniel Lee, sweeps the British fashion awards, making it one of the biggest shows in Milan Fashion Week. The A/W 20/21 collection of Bottega Veneta is launched in Milan. The show uses projector to reproduce the architecture of Renaissance Italian architect Andrea Palladio. The new season of Bottega Veneta is no more serious, but filled with fluorescent tones like kiwi green, creating the symbolic colors for the future. Daniel Lee uses 59 looks to show female confidence hidden in softness, present the pure self-expression, and create the intellectual urban style. The materials used in this show are reusable and recyclable. The backstage catering also uses organic foods and biodegradable tableware, and surplus food is donated to NGO, showing the sustainable and anti-waste fashion attitude.
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.
Elegance of History -- The Catwalk Analysis of LANVIN Womenswear
LANVIN A/W 2020 womenswear show is held in Manufacture des Gobelins built in the 15th century in Paris. The show with a theme of Conversation Piece draws inspirations from the 1960s. The space age, elaborate makeup and supermodels from the 1990s work together to make the show a retro party. The creative director Bruno Sialelli connects the contemporary era and the history through a time-travel dialogue with the brand's founder Jeanne Lanvin. In this season, he reinterprets the creative ideas of Jeanne Lanvin and interprets Lanvin in different voices. The new collection takes example by Jeanne Lanvin's signature lines, formal dress style and modern graphic embroidery in the 1920s and 1930s. The graceful lines of the shoulder and structural simple cutting remind of the elegance of haute couture in the middle of the 20th century.
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.