ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN DE MODE APR-MAY-JUN 2021 (Vol IV, Issue XXII)
Article Prepared by MICHAEL FOUST, PHOTO-JOURNALIST, DE MODE (PARIS, FRANCE)
Published on: 27TH JAN 2023 | www.demodemagazine.com
This Fashion Week Season for FW2021 was wonderful for many different designers and pushing creativity as we are all experiencing these restrictions internationally. As we look forward to this coming Spring and Fall, designers are upbeat afnrdfr hopeful for us as a planet recovering as one. Trends such as prints, and neutral and almost pastel colors adorned the season. Sustainability, local artesian focuses, crisp detailing, and contemporary with hints of classical designs evolved further.
A mix of both Homme and Femme was also prominent showing that designers are now combining in order to reduce consumption and waste. International fashion has united not just in Paris, but in New York, Milan, and Shanghai Fashion Weeks.
Visuals from both film, lookbooks, and editorials were presented as virtual coverage continued due to travel restrictions and variations in restrictions. Up-and-coming designers to more established fashion houses made the SS2021 and FW2021 seasons incredible to watch and be involved in.
Catwalk shows are typically the headliner, this time around the first column was primarily supplanted by the rocker as brands either live-streamed their far-off catwalk shows or broadcasted creative short films to exhibit their collection. Paris Fashion Week AW21 womenswear report, featuring Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Loewe, Hermes, Rick Owens, and Issey Miyake.
Explore the extremely ravishing collection from the fall/winter 2021 and spring-summer 2021 wardrobe of famous brands.
Balmain for the Femme FW2021 collection had glimpses of travel, flight, spaceflight, and modern textiles, and the profiles of the couture were perfect in every way. Bright colors and earthy hues, shimmering fabrics, and the aviator look graced the designs. There is only one way forward from this time; looking into a bright future with enthusiasm and hope for we are all in this together, and Balmain with Olivier Rousteing at the leading edge is pioneering this elegantly.
Maria Grazia Chiuri has continued to create magical designs for Christian Dior with creative insight she has brought a nice balance of what it is to be female at its essence and merged it with the vision of Christian Dior's past and present. The classical lines of the golden age of flying with Amelia Earhart, a woman pioneer in the field, were present in some of the styles which was a fine touch. School-like styles, warm and cozy outerwear, and defined strong and purposeful outfits, also graced the collection. The prints, colors, and lighter-than-air materials in the designs fly effortlessly across the floor as the models walked.
Colm Dillane’s FW2021 collection for his brand KidSuper Studios, carries the NYC attitude, approach, and also a modern perspective on fashion sustainability. Using the inspiration around him, and a bit of a retro feel; his compositions are unique and styled with original upcycling. The colors are bright and motivated by the NYC demeanor and climate that attracts international attention and love.
Another local Parisienne designer, Mossi, presented his FW2021 collection rebirthing his brand. The harmonious details of his own contemporary canvas had an elegant placement on the styles. Bright and expressive colors he used both as accents and for the overall garments, created agility to the textiles.
The organic, modern, and graceful lines of the collection from Kristina Fidelskaya were absolutely perfected. The western looks, along with a contemporary style balanced together beautifully. Her attention to the precision in the overall look and gorgeous styles made the AW2021 collection "BIBI" stand out as the models gracefully walked.