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Maria Lafuente (54 years previous) has celebrated its fifteenth yr by parading on the catwalk, staying true to its roots, sustainable supplies and solidarity initiatives linked to the sphere of vogue. His new assortment is introduced as a hymn to the “internal renaissance” wherein between silks and ‘eco’ materials, he places the ultimate contact on the parades of the official calendar of the Mercedes-Benz Style Week Madrid.

Screens intervened by the Japanese painter, Masaaki Hasegawa (33), colourful silks with prints designed by the Thai princess Sirivannavari Nariratana (34) and items made out of recycled tire mud are added as improvements to the knitted flowers that dot the Lafuente collections, made with sustainable Tencel materials.

Lafuente’s assortment continues to wager on recycled supplies as in one other of its vogue reveals.


“This assortment is a reflection about fifteen years of labor and in addition about this important course of that we live, wherein the internal renewal and the transformation they’re elementary, “commented the designer herself, moments earlier than the parade on the headquarters of the Spanish Olympic Committee.

Thirty outfits in white hues, beiges, black, pink, yellow and blue conceptualize the “rebirth”, which Lafuente symbolizes in a mariposa: “It’s the change, my DNA and my brand throughout these fifteen years”, particulars the Leonese, who chooses the painter Masaaki Hasegawa to intervene among the materials within the assortment in characters that “evoke the flight of the butterfly.”

Amongst these materials, the use of artisan silks Thai and that has a choose design made by the Princess Thai, Sirivannavari Nariratana, additionally a famend designer within the nation. In vivid colours paying homage to flowers and nature, these silks change into a fundamental focus of the gathering.

“One of many nice improvements on this assortment is the half creation from mud of recycled tire“, he explains in regards to the work carried out collectively with SIGNUS (Built-in System for the Administration of Used Tires), to which Lowpoly is added, with 3D printing of sustainable supplies. The result’s architectural patterns with volumes that emulate the silhouettes of petals, flowers and butterflies.

One other of the hallmarks of the Leonese’s trajectory is the energetic collaboration in associations of solidarity and environmental nature. It stands out “the good work of the artisan ladies of Madrid who make all of the items and wool by hand”, and the usage of recycled plastic bottles to create clothes, which have already accompanied the creator for a number of collections.

In a staging harmonized by the efficiency of the bailaora Maria Juncal, who has carried out a efficiency that alternates flamenco and modern dance, in a staging by The Aurora Venture that conveys the essence of the gathering: “Quite a lot of optimistic power, which we’d like”.

Defender of the setting

Lafuente celebrates its fifteen years on catwalks additionally turning into the primary ambassador of the initiative Style change, forests keep. An initiative that seeks to boost consciousness of the environmental impression of vogue in forests by means of the affiliation for the safety, care and preservation of forests (PCPB).

“Nature is an important a part of my collections, we can’t be with out it, and with these gestures we attempt to present that we’re answerable for our area,” says the designer, conscious of the environmental impression of the style business.

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