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Feminine Strength -- The Catwalk Analysis of Sacai Womenswear
Many fashion brands are looking for different ways to display their fashion series in face of the special condition this year. Sacai has always held fashion shows in Paris. However, the founder and creative director Chitose Abe decides to hold a physical fashion show in Japan and choose her favorite Enoura Observatory of the Odawara Art Foundation as the exhibition place. The key to S/S 2021 series is undoubtedly to present the original genes of the brand again and to remix materials used in previous series. Chitose specially introduces the fringed skirt made of trench coat materials and T-shirt with portrait of legendary British singer Sade printed on it. The fashion show will be filmed by fashion photographer Albert Watson, and the background music will be Sade's classic song Kiss of Life.
Highlight Placement -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Catwalk Details
This report is based on the analysis of the data of the four major fashion weeks in S/S 2021. In this report, catwalk data divided by garment area and palcement details are theme of the analysis. Designers breaks through the iimitation of multi brand theme inspiration design. From the aspect of natural and eco-friendly, home office, rebirth and sustainable, French style and so on to explore essence of the design details. And provides inspiration for the process of superb details. Design details used in different part brings a different design psychology for garments and conveys a fashionable attitude.
Rebirth & Close to Nature -- The Comprehensive Analysis of New York Fashion Week
Due to COVID-19, this year New York Fashion Week has been shortened from the usual eight days to four, and fewer than 10 designers hold physical shows for their latest collections. Despite the severe condition in New York, many brands still hold fashion shows offline, which reveals the determination of the whole fashion industry to survive and return to happiness. Many designers draw inspiration from the relationship between man and nature, and some put the show in the woods. Beautiful flowers and nature-inspired patterns characterize this season. In the meantime, people are stuck at home, and they have a growing demand for home decorations. Therefore, diverse and eco-friendly concept is also warmly welcomed in S/S 2021. This season features exaggerated expressions, such as the big bowknot, spreading ruffles and dramatic hem designs, as well as various joyful colors which represent hope and rebirth.
The 1980s Disco -- The Catwalk Analysis of ISABEL MARANT Womenswear
With the beat of I Feel Love (Rick Owens also auditioned for his music score earlier in the day), the dance group La Horde went wild as Marant girls promoted a night of fun. "My outline is so obvious that I can't design any other way and I don't have to force myself because of the time constraints." This style centers on the 1980s, suspending somewhere between St. Germain and Manhattan, with an extra sheen.
Portrait of the Younger Generation -- The Catwalk Analysis of Celine Womenswear
On October 26th, Hedi Slimane unveils Celine S/S 2021 women's ready-to-wear collection in Monaco. This time the red track at Stade Louis II becomes the catwalk for models. With a theme of "Portrait of the Younger Generation", this series delivers a new taste and emotion, not necessarily from this era but associated with the unease brought by this pandemic. Compared with its aggressive S/S 2021 menswear, the womenswear is gentle, or even relaxing. Slimane discards the French preppy aesthetics he has adopted since he took office in 2018, and employs casual and hormone preppy looks like the American Beauty.
Heritage, Community and Optimism -- The Catwalk Analysis of Balmain Womenswear
Balmain S/S 2021 fashion show is held in Jardin des Plantes, paring with BGM of Blinding Lights of The Weekend to create a strongly nostalgic vibe. LG OLED seems to bring audience to the scene. This show covers three basic themes, Heritage, Community and Optimism. Olivier Rousteing, the creative director, re-explores classic 1970s patterns of Pierre Balmain. PB monogram gets crossed with each other, recreating labyrinthine gardens that Mr. Balmain loves. Moreover, symbolic shoulder pads run through the entire S/S 2021 collection, reflecting Olivier Rousteing blends traditional and creative designs to explore the brand-new chapter from 1945 to 2020.
Awakening, Healing, Muted, Natural -- Analysis of Women's Fur and Leather Clothing on Catwalks
S/S 2021 displays a future imbued with healing tones. Muted tones, joyful brights and classic dark hues will also appeal to consumers, such as light neutrals and French navy blue. These core colors display comfort and durability. Camel is strongly trans-seasonal on leather trench coats. Green and earth tones reveal people's demand for a balanced lifestyle. On the other hand, blue and brights underpin a jubilant vibe. Muskmelon, Flame and Porcelain Blue meet consumers' need for mood-boosting products.
Minimalist and Young -- The Catwalk Analysis of Jil Sander Womenswear
Jil Sander is the representative brand of minimalism, founded by a German designer and later merged by Prada. In 2017, Luke and Lucie Meier took over Jil Sander as creative directors. Luke Meier, who worked eight years as the chief designer of Supreme, has a background in street fashion that makes up for years of Jil Sander's neglect of the youth market. Lucie Meier has worked at haute couture brands like Dior, Louis Vuitton and Balenciaga, helping to keep the simple and elegant style of Jil Sander. Its S/S 2021 womenswear continues the fine and delicate DNA, employs cotton, recycled polyester and mulberry silk, and accentuates female graceful form via embroideries, creating simple yet ethereal looks.
The Art of Being Self -- The Catwalk Analysis of MSGM Womenswear
This season, MSGM shoots the video from twelve angles, full of questions and answers about the origins of identity and the art of being selves. This time models themselves press the shutter button in the studio to capture images. Lots of straw prints, tie-dyed edges and decorative beads play a key role this season.
Absolute Perception -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Shanghai Kidswear Fashion Week
This season kidswear has a theme of Absolute Perception to lead us to perceive new fashion from sight, hearing and touch. The changing times prompts us to create art that is ahead of times. And kidswear also creates a new fashion era for children in S/S 2021.
Renewal -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Men's Knitwear on Catwalks
This season many brands reveal a young and integrated fashion trend on catwalks. This report concludes and analyzes key designs of men's knitwear on S/S 2021 catwalks. Pullovers still hold the largest percentage, and vest is a key silhouette. Splicing and cutouts are more frequently used. Cartoon patterns deserve key attention.
Dreamy Gymnasium -- The Catwalk Analysis of Miu Miu Womenswear
Miuccia Prada brings worldwide female communities together in a digital space, the perfect Miu Miu club to enjoy Miu Miu S/S 2021 collection. This show and this series all come from a common language of sports and fashion, the collision of fashion and sports, the integration of virtuality and reality, and the attention to female community. Talking about the design concept of this collection, Miuccia Prada says, "Miu Miu's collection is about polarity. In today's polarized world, everything is mutually contradictory. Sportswear and evening dress, reality and dream, they are all necessary for our daily life." This season Miu Miu explores these philosophical issues and looks for answers from a unique fashion perspective.
Focusing on Details -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Shanghai Kidswear Fashion Week
S/S 2021 kidswear catwalks attract many international kidswear brands (BOY LONDON JUNIOR, GAP and The Children's Place), Chinese kidswear brands (Balabala, gxg.kids, MQD and COCOTREE), Chinese independent designer brands MINGCHENGZI and Little Naive, Chinese high-end gown brands PureShare and FLOWER NINE.
Subversion and Rebirth -- The Catwalk Analysis of Christian Dior Womenswear
This season Dior show is held at the Tuileries Garden in Paris. Maria Grazia Chiuri, the creative director of Dior womenswear, invites director Alina Marazzi to create a film for the show, paying tribute to Lucia Marcucci, a representative artist of Italian avant-garde experimental art, and the remarks and thoughts on female images expressed in her collage works. Elaborate letters reflect the significance of exploring fashion expressions in this special period. This collection has a theme of exploring the relationship between tailoring and thinking, and centers on female images of different identities in different occasions. Maria Grazia Chiuri subverts classics and reinterprets classic Dior silhouette, delivering a sense of contradiction. Designers endow thoughts with cutting, redefine silhouettes and bring a new lifestyle.
Perfection -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Women's Knitwear on Catwalks
S/S 2021 catwalks come as scheduled. This report analyzes and compares S/S 2021 and S/S 2020 knitwear styles. From the bar chart, we can see knitted pullovers occupy the highest percentage; outerwear and trousers hold steady parts; dresses decline than S/S 2020; knitted sets grow obviously, worth attention.
Wanna a Water Tango? -- The Catwalks Analysis of Maison Margiela Womenswear
With a theme of Tango, this season Maison Margiela explores the interdependent relationship between people. John Galliano joins hands with photographer Nick Knight to launch a short video, S.W.A.L.K. II, which artistically presents Maison Margiela S/S 2021 Co-Ed series. It tells a South American wedding tragedy, and everyone including the bride and groom wears Maison Margiela's signature veil. From the brand's history, we know that wearing the veil is designed to get people to focus more on the clothes themselves, rather than the models. Before shooting, models were trained intensively for weeks at local dance camps. Under the moonlight in Tuscany, models dance gracefully over puddles and get captured by still photography, thus presenting the ready-to-wear collection of Maison Margiela.
Blend of French Aesthetics and Oriental Charm -- Analysis of Lanvin Men's and Women's Catwalks
Bruno Sialelli, creative director of Lanvin, mixes the traditional with the modern, starts a time travel in Shanghai, and unveils its S/S 2021 collection, Yu Garden. This new series also works as the special preheating activity of the third China International Import Expo, presenting the brand's core history, classic collections and profound cultural connotation. Bruno Sialelli nods to brand's classics through 58 looks, brings audience to the 1920s, and relates Lanvin's heyday to the present. The electronic misc band, Mandarin, opens this collection with Echo, and musics are under the charge of the lead singer Chace. In addition, Lanvin also invites artists such as Li Wenhan Mu Ziyang and Liu Lingzi as models, mixing the past and the present, the western and the oriental.
Rebirth and Revival -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Milan Fashion Week
This COVID-19 pandemic almost changes all walks of life. For the fashion industry, it is a challenge indeed. Rebirth sweeps the Milan Fashion Week, conveys positive information, shows sustainable creativity and reveals the trend that clothes are becoming simple, classic and powerful. In this Milan Fashion Week, more and more designers integrate varied styles together. In the post-coronavirus era, designs express designers' thoughts about the industry. They revive the elegant slow fashion, advocate science and technology, and depict the blueprint of the fashion industry.
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.
Comfortable and Pleasant -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Menswear Catwalks (Colors)
There are both classic tones and novel colors in the four major fashion weeks. This report starts from versatility, practicality and wearability to analyze the flexibility and creativity of colors in design. This season colors are comfortable and relaxing, exuding new vitality.
IN BLOOM -- The Catwalk Analysis of Burberry Menswear
Burberry S/S 2021 fashion show is held online. As the first brand to confirm the schedule in London Fashion Week, the opening show of Burberry is successfully held in the sea, woods, music and arts. The theme of S/S 2021 is IN BLOOM. The series is inspired by a modern love story between a mermaid and a shark. Riccardo Tisci reproduces the root and essence of the brand, water. He uses unique water-proof fabrics, fuses fairy tale and marine creatures with lighthouse patterns, and brings water elements into the series.
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.
The Creative City -- The Comprehensive Analysis of London Fashion Week
London Fashion Week features prominent designs, euphoric colors and charming clothes. Continuing female power from last season, its new season mixes elegance with power for a female new urban style. Both the powerful style and the simple neutral office style all focus on female independence. Vibrant Orange Ochre, Pickled Pepper and Illuminating express hopes for revival and a better life.