‘An encounter between two very totally different identities to create a brand new one, without delay surprising and genuine,’ described London-based label Roksanda of its collaboration with Fila, which was first proven as a part of its A/W 2022 presentation at London Vogue Week final February. Backdropped by vibrant geometric sculptures by Irish artist Eva Rothschild, the assorted collaborative items noticed Roksanda Ilinčić – the label’s namesake founder and inventive director – mix her distinctive eye for silhouette and minimize with the archetypal logos and technical materials lengthy synonymous with the sportswear model.
Roksanda x Fila: ‘surprising and genuine’
The consequence was a sequence of daring voluminous types, from duvet-like jackets and uneven quilted ponchos which enveloped the physique, to layered appears which appeared as if fashioned from deconstructed technical anoraks and jackets (Ilinčić beforehand famous she hopes her designs ‘present a way of shelter and refuge to their wearer’). A sometimes vivid palette – Ilinčić can be identified for an expansive use of color, which aligns together with her longtime hyperlinks with the modern artwork world – illuminated the items in fluorescent shades of pink and orange, harking back to classic sportswear.
‘Rising up in Serbia, I cherish private reminiscences of how a lot all of us beloved Fila items coming from Italy,’ she mentioned of the satisfyingly offbeat union on the time. ‘This assortment allowed me to present a brand new perspective on such a beloved heritage: one which merges my shapes and hues with a way of efficiency and the outside. The tender, enveloping message is completely well timed.’
Mannequin: Emily Viviane at Elite Fashions London. Casting: Svea Casting. Hair: Maarit Niemela at Bryant Artists utilizing Charlotte Mensah. Make-up: Rebecca Davenport utilizing Danessa Myricks. Manicure: Sasha Goddard at Saint Luke Artists utilizing Dior Manicure Assortment and Miss Dior hand cream. Pictures assistant: Callum Su. Vogue assistant: Kris Bergfeldt.
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