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Fashion revolution...Reina de las Fabricas
Friday, 18 September 2015
VIKTOR AND ROLF
My first reaction to this unusual
creations-WOW!!!. It is fabric birthed into a three dimensional roar. The
emergence of flowers and branches...
Being and African has many
advantages especially in this case as it allows the mind to surf around various
interpretations owing to the vast tribal nature of the typical African man.
While this might be viewed as a pile of hay meshed and glued as an unrealistic
hat, I see a tribal tie with the past and present, an incorporation of the man
of nature and the modernized man, more characterized by his insatiable love for
technology . Viktor and Rolf play around colours in their natural hues and
elements. The three dimensional flowers on the green and red swing dresses
propel realism of nature and the mental taste of the rich tropical forest.
The head piece while at first has a frightful distractions is a an
essential element for the depiction of what I feel is the trueNatural Man( reminds me of the typical Igbo man who suits up to draw his local drink at the top of a palm tree...lol). These Dutch designer have have thus crafted a spectacular approach to the
interpretation of fashion beyond the cliché of fabrics. They indeed are
designers who task creativity as did Alexander McQueen. Wearable Nature? Qui. This Spring 2015 collection is one of their mind daring design that challenges fashion comfort .
is the avant-garde luxury fashion house founded in 1993 by Dutch designers
Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren after their graduation from the Arnhem Academy
of Art and Design. Widely recognized and respected for its provocative
haute couture and conceptual glamour, the house of Viktor&Rolf aspires to
create spectacular beauty and unexpected elegance through an unconventional
approach to fashion.
signature collections for over twenty years during Paris Fashion
Week – ever since the first haute couture collection in Spring/Summer
1998 – Viktor&Rolf’s creations evoke a provocative spirit infused with
surreal contrasts. Viktor&Rolf's luxury products include
an addictive catalogue of fragrances featuring worldwide bestsellers:
Flowerbomb, Spicebomb and Bonbon, which are an integral part of
Viktor&Rolf’s fashion universe. Eye-catching garments, accessories,
and eye wear complete the brand’s offering and are made possible by exclusive
partnerships with leading companies such as L’Oreal, Murai, Paget and
"Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary."Cecil Beaton
'Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.' Edwin Hubbel
'Fashion anticipates, and elegance is a state of mind … a mirror of the time in which we live, a translation of the future, and should never be static.'Oleg Cassini
Its awesome fashion art...have a tribal weekend...xxxooo