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'French Finesse' ...feeling moody with Maddie

Posted by Madalena Antao on

'French Finesse' ...feeling moody with Maddie

The 'Blue Period'... Picasso went through it and now it appears so is the fashion populous! Catwalks and editorials alike have delved  into deep inky tones and subtle blue hues. We see this as a re-invigurated move-on from the commercial shibori-washed blues of last season.  We look to Gucci, Cavalli and Pucci for a new mood of youthful innocence inspired by French 18th century 'Toile de Jouy' designs, vintage archives & traditional Indian patterning. Antique mementos are pulled into reality and made modern with the use of unexpected quirky elements. The Digital Weaver's trend, 'French Finesse Blues' is feminine with a graceful edge, blurring past centuries with a sentimental contemporary twist.  Thanks for the inspiration: WGSN, Vogue, Marie Claire... 

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