Athens has served as a catwalk for the Dior agency, which introduced its Cruise 2022 assortment in a present contained in the Panathenaic Stadium, honoring one of the vital enduring sources of inspiration within the Home and extolling “the roots of our civilization”.
“Rediscovering the roots of our civilization, not out of nostalgia, however out of a need to recompose in our current this fragmentation vital for our apprehension of the world,” acknowledged the agency as an goal within the assertion presenting the gathering.
The Italian designer Maria Grazia Chiuri (57 years previous) opted for a parade in model with a dwell music live performance, play of lights and even fireworks on the finish, a manner along with reconnecting together with his most choose viewers after a 12 months virtually filled with digital parades.
Since final summer time, the agency has solely been capable of have fun its trend present dwell able to put on spring-summer 2022 however with a really restricted capability.
The Crucero line present served as an aperitif every week earlier than presenting its males’s trend assortment in Paris, which is able to happen days earlier than the Haute Couture catwalk, already in July.
The pleated clothes, reproducing the traces of the traditional columns and with that very same ivory tone, marked the spirit of the Cruise assortment, which reveals halftime creations and which, for a number of years now, the good manufacturers have introduced with parades in model in cities all over the world.
White and beige have been the protagonists from the gathering in vaporous materials equivalent to clothes or tight tops with transparencies which are mixed with extra sporty clothes, a spirit that match nicely with the chosen setting, dwelling of the Panateneas Video games in historical occasions.
Chiuri was impressed by the painter Giorgio De Chirico, one of many pioneers of surrealism, who launched in his creations the constructions of Historic Greece inside unreal diaphanous areas, marked by gentle and shadow.
The second a part of the road was nonetheless extra sporty and coloured in blue -in tune with the tones of Greece-, with bermuda shorts as the primary garment, though jackets and trousers printed with houndstooth, the model’s emblem and different graphic designs additionally stood out.
The hooded jackets they have been additionally a continuing, accentuating the sporting spirit.
The princess clothes, so adored by Chiuri, acquired a way more historic tone, in silver and gold, with asymmetrical necklines and extremely vaporous screens.
Chiuri’s inspiration got here from a collection of images from the 1951 Haute Couture assortment that have been taken on the Parthenon, one of many first bets within the trend world to current a set in an atypical, virtually implausible setting.
Over the last days, the model had shared a number of movies on networks visiting historic locations on the Greek islands, such because the ruins of Akrotiri, in Santorini, or these of the Knossos palace, in Crete, exploring mythology and the significance accorded to ladies in historical occasions, a manner additionally for the designer to border the road in a feminist discourse.
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