Bravo – Silent, Emganwini And leave it to fashion designers to cash in on all this creative goodness and produce something stunning—like say, an entire ready-to-wear collection (oh, how blessed are we to live in a world alongside such creative geniuses?). But where do we draw the line in terms of fashion? Let's not forget Rihanna’s infamous CFDA dress either. They describe the ways in which designers and the fashion-aware dare to push visual boundaries while challenging the ideals of the traditional fashion establishment. Under the banner of "one house, different voices," the, Moncler Genius: One luxury skiwear brand's mission to reinvent the model. And Kim Kardashian West almost looked modest in comparison in her sheer Roberto Cavalli dress, because no one’s getting naked without KKW joining in. A look from the new collection by Jonathan Anderson for Moncler Genius. Conceptual clothing can be viewed as an artistic instrument, which cannot be worn anywhere else and completely confined to the catwalk. The legendary model gracefully strutted down the runway in a see-through gown with a ruffle skirt. They smiled, they had defiance and there was something a bit roguish about it all. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Jennifer Lopez, above, bared her famous curves in a custom Atelier Versace illusion gown. Since its launch, a number of high-profile designers have taken part, including Valentino's Pierpaolo Piccioli, who designed two collections for the label before moving on. InStyle may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Clothes are our primary form of visual communication, through which we express our sexual orientation, social affiliation, profession, lifestyle, ethnic identity and personal taste. As fashion is a highly commercial entity established around seasonal collections such as winter and summer, it is difficult for conceptual designers to juggle between their artistic conceptual needs and the commercial demands of the industry. In "Disobedient Bodies," a 2017 exhibition he curated at the Barbara Hepworth museum in Wakefield, England, Anderson brought together high art and fashion: Figurative sculptures by Henry Moore and Louise Bourgeois stood alongside fashion from the archives of Jean Paul Gaultier and Rei Kawakubo. Not only do you have to have the balls to risk a wardrobe malfunction, but you have to do it with enough confidence that you look fierce — not terrified — in the photographs. Designers these days are coming up with some of the most bizarre or should I say rebellious trends. It is important to note that conceptual-fashion should not be mixed with conceptual clothing. The starting point for the collection became a look at the life of female students attending the university during the time. The beginning of the new year comes with the irresistible urge to start over fresh, which means it's a great time to get a haircut. By InStyle Staff. I was mistaken for a gay for taking care of my skin, oral care, hair, carrying a mirror with me and being fashion zealous. Courtesy Wyatt Hough, Credit: Fast-forward to October and the pieces are now available to buy. ", "Worldly and courageous, always exploring new horizons, the ICB girl finds herself amongst snow-capped summits and icy peaks this season. Of late there has been a growing trend, where a substantial number of people are opting to wear or follow some trends which I believe deserve to remain on screen or on fashion runways. Conceptual fashion is a wearable category of a commercial value, where some of the clothes can be marketed and sold for the market. (Click through the gallery for the NSFW photo). Fashion is a creative dance between practical design and conceptual thinking. Rothko’s use of color in his entire body of work is the core of my Fall/Winter 2017 collection.” — Pamella Roland, "My inspiration was in creating an intimate moment. You can also share your views and comments via e-mail – [email protected], George Silundika & 9th Ave Save Pin. "For me, it's all about mind-mapping. Bearing all this in mind the primary question, directed mostly to designers is how then does a fashion designer beat dualism between commercialism and conceptuality? “This season our overarching focus is pattern, incorporating florals and various renditions of stripes paired together in a novel way.” — Matthew Millward, vice president of men’s design. ", Reflecting on the time that's passed since February he adds, "I hope we have become more humble, that we actually want to hear the stories of craftspeople. I sit at the center of it as an 'eye,' as the curator of it, and (radiating outwards) from that are satellite projects: There is Loewe, there is Moncler, there is JW Anderson, there's Uniqlo," he says. They all represent different things to me (and they) get me out of bed in the morning.". Phone: +263 029 888871-9 ", London Fashion Week: Designers put to the test against a struggling market and more social restrictions. ", “Plush fur and sweatshirt fleece for a winter cape that combines luxury and comfort.”, “Peeling back the layers of femininity.” — Maria Cornejo, Zero + Maria Cornejo, "This season we were inspired by Martin Creed’s work on the simple curve, the rhythm, and the lightness of a balloon.