Détournement is the world that best describes Alessandro Michele Spring-Summer 2016 men's collection for Gucci fashion house. It means 'recontextualization', 'a renewal of possibility' and in fashion sense it's some sort of New Punk mixture.
'Pictures of young African heavy metal loving men named the Botswana Renegades by photographer Franck Marshall, Morrocan colors and reptiles or festive Berlin 'club-kids' spirits were among the many influences of this Freedom themed collection'.
The everyday is held up for question, eccentrically, playfully, wittily: Viewpoints are expressed. Opinions are communicated. Impertinence is a must: Calling things out is a pleasure!
'For Spring-Summer 2016, I wanted to introduce a woman who takes the codes of the House and feels free to portray them in her own way', said the designer - and I think he did it. He managed to introduce a collection, which includes all of the Elie Saab quintessential elements, but in the same time is absolutely different from all his other works.
A highly tactile, poetic and sensual season, full of freshness and energy - a season to savour with relish.
The French actress - who plays the legendary designer in new film 'Coco
Avant Chanel' - says the designer was a huge inspiration because she broke
down barriers that had held back women before her.
Audrey said: "She was the woman of the moment. She was very intelligent, strong and courageous. She wanted to be free and independent. At the time, nobody knew that could exist. She refused to let herself be closed off by social conventions and she was almost a rebel - she was almost a feminist ahead of time. In terms of fashion, she freed women."
Sisley's new collection for spring/summer aims straight for the heart.
It plays on sensations and emotions; it alludes to places, situations and times, but without labouring the point.
It seems to suggest that an outfit is the visible side of what we are, of what we want to show of ourselves. A calling card we choose each day that says exactly who we are.