Kiko Kostadinov FW23 Paris Fashion Week Mens Collection
The newest Fall/Winter 2023 assortment from Kiko Kostadinov was a formidable spectacle that paid homage to 4 forgotten trend influences in womenswear design. The gathering took notes from French designer Anne-Marie Beretta, the godmother of Italian trend, Mariuccia Mandelli aka Krizia, American costume designer Irene Lentz and Roman sisters Sorelle Fontana.
Whereas many is probably not fast to recall the style influences of those 4 womenswear design titans, it allowed Kostadinov to begin with nearly a clean slate when designing for this season. The gathering noticed the label transfer away from its typically technical-focused streetwear method to characteristic its personal rendition of the normal tailor-made go well with. Geometric silhouettes had been paired with vibrant colours seeing the menswear assortment emerge in vermilion and magenta, grass inexperienced, chartreuse, violet, cobalt, and teal.
Kostadinov deconstructed and reassembled suiting items by manipulating symmetries and using digital print, intarsia knitwear, and hooded clothes that add to the sculptural constructions. Fits arrive in matching ensembles in two-tone contrasts in supplies like corduroy and cotton. The appears provide a utilitarian aesthetic, maintaining it uniform with engineered trench coats and blazers that characteristic sack-back capes, resembling that of Beretta Soy’s costume. Nods to womenswear had been additionally integrated via the codes of Laura and Deanna Fanning.
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