The quest for consciousness and individuality, Jan Taminiau synthesizes beings with hieratic incarnation. The prototypes, woven with shiny threads of silver, black and white tones irradiate a mysterious and eerie atmosphere.
«Escapism» from Iris van Herpen transforms the human body contours in coral like volumes, mineral forms into cellulosic organism , with the complicity of the hat maker Stephen Jones.
The Artisanal's collection Maison Martin Margiela explores the essence of matter under a microscope, the radical and magnified elementarism of knitting, weaving and braiding.
The «Flying Dreams» collection of the creator couple On Aura Tout Vu experiments with Venetian catwalk. Precious birds and airy muses, ornate with veils and lit with crystals have the honor sit.
Julien Fournié sends Donna Summer in the numeric disco space to listen with nostalgia to her old vinyl via his flashy interface. Much at ease with the funky theme "First colors", the creator ahd some fun and offers shaped mini dress, body bustier in lurex satin and zipped up combinaison.
Explosion of colors at Maurizio Galante's, amazonian make ups, folded ornements and volumes embrace and decorate the bodies.
Franck Sorbier stages, Indian, Athenian, African graphism and technical perfection. A collection stamped with a universal feeling.But it does move!!
Of surrealist inspiration , the precious Bal of Worth Couture by Giovanni Bedin explores the theme of the day and night. Corsets and tutus decorated with golden bees and embroided with moths.
Art/C or the Art of imagining silhouettes and defining a style!
"Fashion fades, the rest remains" said Coco Chanel.
An ethno-ludic allure composed by the creator with uniquely embroided pieces from his «Marrakech express» collection.
Jan Taminiau and Art/C
Art/C Couture SS2011
Photos Chris Roman
Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2011
Express interview: Jan Taminiau, Art/C