Camouflage & Animalier
The passion for pattern is still in fashion. Whether it’s camouflage, animalier, geometry or artworks, these illustrated surfaces will be in the limelight in winter 2018.
By superimposing, mixing and stratifying patterns and textures the idea is to break the rules and create combinations that surpass any visual logic. This is what Emilio Pucci must have thought for the 2017.18 collection where geometries intersect, creating a virtual bridge between past and future, between the Marquis’s Ionic prints and contemporary design.
Fluid clothes are suitable for any occasion and give you a decisive and punchy look, enriched by prints and a technicolor palette. Accessories and leather goods embellish Emilio Pucci’s woven universe, with inlays of coloured leather that unfold on straps in a thousand contrasting colours. The matter is quite different for Philipp Plein, where the skull is a signature emblem to identify an object, and tells volumes about the wearer’s personality. The skull is used as a logo and repeated geometrically and obsessively on accessories, garments and bags.
But the undisputed king of prints will always be Roberto Cavalli, who for decades has been interpreting patterns in a personal and bombastic way. Floral and animal prints exude a decadent and bohemian, yet romantic and glam-rock feel. These are the hallmarks of Roberto Cavalli‘s prints, expressed on very light drapes, enveloping dresses and couture jackets to suit a proud and powerful woman. Patterns are quintessential to Roberto Cavalli, in the past as in the new collection, inspired by a modernised 70s style. Today’s rock idols embody the faces of the new Cavalli Clan