For more than 10 years, Riccardo Tisci hasn’t stopped wowing the crowds with his impressive and imaginative collections. Now, for its pre-fall collection, Givenchy’s Artistic Director Riccardo Tisci has adopted a more serious tone in a collection that features classic striped and patterned designs using lace and denim materials with playful overlays, ranging from pyjama-like outfits to tuxedo suits and bathrobe coats.
The results are an amalgamation of apparels in a wide range of models and colours. Revisited classic striped or patterned pant suits are made from tie silk, while a camel overcoat is worn with a romantic-style blouse and straight-cut pants. For a more feminine touch, clothing is set with micro-frills, and cardigans and dresses are embroidered with metallic flowers. This is followed by urban- and rock-inspired themes such as leather and bomber jackets worn with silk and lace slip dresses, as well as skirts with outsized peekaboo hems and studded platform moccasins that exude a seductive street twist on the everyday wear.
The pre-fall collection doesn’t stop there, though, as Tisci also made a point to include edgy eveningwear complete with striped, black and red colours and even flower-printed silk jackets and pants teamed up with long T-shirts embroidered with crystals.
The 1990s denim look is also making a strong comeback, and the Italian designer has incorporated star motifs on the backs of jeans, a studded leather jacket with a shirt underneath, or our favourite: an all-denim ensemble worn by Russian supermodel Irina Shayk in Givenchy’s lookbook.
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