“Nobody comes to Paris to see another white cotton shirt,” Marco Zanini said before his last show at Rochas .The designer will take the creative directions at Schiaparelli starting with next season. After 5 years at Rochas he said his goodbye to the fans of the french brand in a pretty memorable way .
“Extreme as in a jacquard velvet bonded to duchesse satin and thermo-sealed with Swarovski crystals. Everything glowed or glistened, from the hand-painted velvet roses on organza gowns all the way down to the sheer cardigan worn over a pleated lamé slipdress. The most riveting material was a chartreuse technical fiber—more tinsel-like than velvet—that Zanini used for an otherwise simple ” – style.com
And what will be so memorable they are for sure the flats decorated with crystals and acid yellow or baby pink ostrich plumes that dusted the runway with each step. Perfect for the runway not for the streets.
- Diversity, dichotomy and divisive dressing – that’s what Paris Fashion Week is all about (independent.co.uk)
- Rochas Spring / Summer 2014 (fashionising.com)
- Sweet Spot: Rochas Spring 2014 (hintmag.com)