The Free Spirit

Strong, and self-assertive, yet using every feminine, sensual and erotic wile in the book, this trend uses the power of chiaroscuro….

perfectly marrying melancholic darkness with flashes of passionate poppy red or virginal white – for a new take on monochrome.

Explosive florals feature strongly…..some at the forefront of the design, others diluted gently into the background.

Texture-wise, Sophie Hallette have taken classic embroidery techniques and reinvented them with the addition of fur and ribbons for instance, or have cleverly married lace and lamination to metamorphosize the design into a graphic tweed with a two-directional, flat micro pleats.