The Delpozo Fall Winter 2017 marks the tenth show and five year anniversary of creative director Josep Font at the helm of the prêt-à-couture brand.
For this season, Font speaks of serenity and continuity, represented by Hungarian painter József Rippl-Rónai, a member of Les Nabis, a group of Post-Impressionist avant-garde artists in 1890s France, and Swiss sculptor Max Bill, Allianz movement leader for concrete art.
Like Fauvism, where emotion is expressed through color; the Nabis focused on the translation of reality rather than the tangible, and inspires this collections’ calmer and darker color hues: midnight black, dark burgundy, deep blue, chestnut, and dark green. The spirituality of the color palette, boosted with Klein blue, ivory and amber, is fused with the organic silhouettes taken from Max Bill’s abstract sculptures. Circular volumes become the highlight of this season: bold yet soft pleats and sleeves curve around the Delpozo woman’s body in flannel wool, embossed jacquard, and silk lamé; round gold buckles shine on trousers, tops, jackets, and ankle boots; and the tulip silhouette wraps around shoulders, skirts, and cocktail dresses. It is synthesizing at its finest.
[Photo Credit: IMAXTree]