blog | 03.03.2016
Harrolds woman welcomes the flamboyant, jubilant and fearless Spring Summer 16 collection from the house of Dries Van Noten.
A DESIGN GRADUATE FROM ANTWERP’S ROYAL ACADEMY, DRIES VAN NOTEN LAUNCHED HIS EPONYMOUS LABEL IN 1986 WITH HIS LATE PARTNER CHRISTINE MATHYS. VAN NOTEN CAPTURED THE ATTENTION OF THE FASHION ELITE WITH HIS CEREBRAL COLLECTIONS AND EXPLORATION OF DECADENT SOFT TAILORING. HIS COLLECTIONS CELEBRATE AND EXPLORE AN IN-HOUSE DESIGNED ARRAY OF FABRICS EVERY SEASON, PAIRED SEAMLESSLY WITH HIS SIGNATURE THEMATIC EXPLORATION OF CONSTRUCTION AND DRAPING.
A third generation couturier, Dries Van Noten is a master of fabric and bold, androgynous cuts. His signature visionary approach to tailoring GIVES the spring summer 16 collection a sophisticated and raw execution.
This season sees a continued celebration of Van Noten’s ubiquitius love of bold prints traditional materials; jacquards, brocade and silk, used this season in saturated clashes of colour and texture to give the collection an impulsive dynamism. Key visual themes for the season, the combinations of tender volume with strict tailoring and symmetry with the asymmetric add a distinct layer of decadent high fashion In touches that speaks to Van Noten’s couturier roots.
DISCOVER THE COLLECTION HERE.