A few words and photos about young designers i met this week end during C-Kult exhibition at Galerie Joseph.
Cissy Chen for Heureka, London
Cissy Chen, young designer from Singapour is influenced by a power woman, from Odin time (ancient) for the Fall 2011 to a military inspired (modern) for summer 2012. Heureka is actually selling in London and New York city.
I first like the basic line mixed with the work of folding/pleats and the zip thing. I also like the « bullets » pattern creating a sort of… bulletproof garments.
Heureka, fall 2011 video
Heureka is here
The two designers from Germany were showing two collections. The difference in the women outfits between the first (very feminine) and second collection (more balanced and for men and women) is interesting. I definitively like their intellectual/arty approach of fashion, Bettina and Patrizia explain their choice and their work by asking themselves three questions:
What define a woman or a man nowdays?
How to make feminine outfits without making the « typical » things?
How to still be sexy without being too direct?
Actually they prefer doing installations for showing their collections through films or in intimate atmospheres.
Fors, « Différance », début collection, Summer 2011 video
Fors, Autumn-Winter 2011-2012, video
Fors is here
Daniela Barros, Portugal
I first met Daniela through Facebook one year ago. I then interview Joana Ferreira, a friend of her, during Porto fashion week. I follow her work since and of course as she was in Paris, I can’t miss her.
For this collection Daniela keep her dark inspired world and add some complex computer generated prints inspired by nature (rock, sea…).
Inspired by the ambivalent character of Idis, a divine female being in the germanic mythology, she improves her work this season.
Daniella must try to add some more tailored outfits now, as it can help her reach that dark-elegance she told me about.
She’s actually selling in Muuda (Portugal) and through notjustalabel.com
Idis, Fall 2012, photo Ricardo Gomez
Daniela Barros is here