The fabrics for Eleventy Spring/Summer 2018 season are designed to satisfy the increasingly sophisticated demands of the female world, says the designer.
Fully bi-stretch fabrics embrace the entire collection which, together with lightweight wools coupled with ultra-soft fleeces with inserts and transparent effects, create a more sophisticated look, also perfect for the evening.
Ultra-lightweight, strictly piece-dyed bi-stretch cottons come with sophisticated cuts giving the collection a decidedly more aggressive look. Linen is the star of the Eleventy collection, interpreted and created in various models: yarn jackets, patterned blouses in new styles, dresses and knitwear offering new wearability, all giving this natural fiber a fresh, modern look.
The Platinum line opens to embrace new product sectors: cashmere and silk interpreted in new forms are designed for jogging and add a touch of sophistication for those seeking exclusivity in their free time.
Alongside knitwear made from special 2/60.000 pure cashmere yarn that confer to the knitwear lightweight and softness. Special aerograph hand-dyeing ensures unique colors for every garment. The dyed, cropped, lightweight mink furs, add great prestige to the Platinum line.
The leather garments, also dyed, come in washed napa; the classic “biker jacket” is re-interpreted with dropped shoulders and generally softer lines, for a drastic transformation of the look of the woman wearing Eleventy.
Antonelli Firenze’s new SS 18, Milan collection signals a turning point in the brand’s stylistic career.
Taking its cue from the ambience, colors and attitudes of Los Angeles, the Florentine designer proposes a shift towards an easy chic and no-age mood. The active wear, the botanical prints on crépon, the luxury-hobo effect of steel on linen, the transparency of checkered cotton voile are blended and juxtaposed in harmony with the distinctive femininity.
There were floral mini kaftans in cotton voile over tight-fitting perky trousers in a mix of floral patterns for the new evening dress with a hippy touch.
The new silk dress suit with vertical and horizontal stripes takes on an active-wear look. While a mustard top, a red leather jacket with raw-cut edges and wide-bottomed oversize slacks in madras was a chromatic contrast.
A new global campaign to discover, the 7 Symbols of Peace launches on World Peace Day, 2017. The campaign is from the New7Wonders Foundation, the organisation that has successfully pioneered the first-ever worldwide elections to choose the New 7 Wonders, which have generated over 600 million votes.
Bernard Weber, the initiator, announced the 7 Symbols of Peace campaign, with body painted performers featuring some of the peace symbols, in the same historic Amsterdam hotel room where John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged their bed-in for peace in 1969. Bernard Weber commented “Today everyone can actively participate even from their own beds, by using their mobile devices to choose their favorite symbols that best represent peace.”
Julien Dossena for Paco Rabanne at Paris Fashion SS18 was inspired from the 70s era, the collection was made in jersey and stretch fabrics to hug the body and the skin, which came in form of tight sequined paisley shirt and kicky shorts, sheer gauzy rompers came alongside one-shouldered red ruched dress.
T-shirts with the word “she” came with graphic-printed midi skirts, silver sequined mesh on trousers and a fringed maxi dress over a fringed maxi skirt worn with over-the-knee boots were some of the highlights.
Manish Arora mood for SS18 at Paris fashion Week, is Ready for Love, sewn in fabrics, in psychedelic prints, elaborate embroideries, rich Indian brocades, sequined motifs and Middle Eastern references.
Arora also showcased embellished knitwear and embroidered denim jackets, Sequined boxer shorts, dresses andskirts either flowing or wrapped around the body.
Maison Margiela spring and summer 2018 runway collection was fun to watch the catwalk at the Grand Palais. The collection called “unconscious glamour,a ritual action of wrapping a towel around one’s head at the spa, clutching a pillow at the airport or slipping on a simple T-shirt.”
John Galliano showcased, rose-patterned jacquard toweling was draped into bustier and dresses; Hawaiian feather prints appeared on skirts and shirts; and a bar-coded baggage-tag print on a pleated skirt and a short collar.
There is men’s trench coats reconfigured into women’s dresses, red riding jacket overtop had been altered into a bustier, another with the shoulders and sleeves removed were the standouts.
Dries Van Noten, Paris Fashion Week SS18 show, is about the versatility of scarves, which camein Scarfy skirt hems; sheer scarf layers with delicate crystal or ostrich feather embroidery; multipanel, multiprint scarf tops; and dresses with scarf-sleeves, string-thin crystal belts, giving an oh-so-glamorous thump.
There were red florals with yellow florals and orange pants; oversized coat with boots to match; loose-fitting pants and blazer combo in a loud blossom print.
Mrs Scooter (2015)
While all eyes are trained on Amit Masurkar’s Newton and Rajkummar Rao today, I would like to draw your attention to Shiladitya Moulik’s film called Mrs Scooter that stars Anjali Patil in the pivotal role.
She is the girl who supports the stellar cast of Rao and Pankaj Tripathi in Newton as Malku. Ever since I’ve discovered her through Mrs Scooter, I cannot not be wonder-struck at her nuanced approach to acting. She is critically acclaimed and immensely talented. This lissome dusky beauty is not just about looks. Her craft has the punches…
Since 1983, Ralph Lauren became the first fashion designer to present an all-encompassing collection of home furnishings captured through a lifestyle lens.
The name synonymous with a distinctive vision of enduring style and an unwavering commitment to the highest level of craftsmanship, lately launched in India by Seetu Kohli,at the Ambawatta One, in a 4,700-square foot retail store.
Each collection is filled with timeless heirloom-quality pieces rendered in elegant materials and thoughtfully tailored to how we live today. The iconic lifestyles of Ralph Lauren Home draw inspiration from time-honored traditions around the world to tell distinctive stories: the sophistication of a modern penthouse, the grandeur of a noble English estate, the adventurous spirit of a safari, the rustic sensibility of the American West, or the glamour of Hollywood.