Haute Couture

Behind the Scenes Boulevard of Broken Dreams

Haute Couture

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Boulevard of Broken Dreams

This season,Viktor&Rolf utilise vintage cocktail- and eveningwear from various decades as their base material. Existing dresses – oftentimes damaged, with visible signs of wear, are taken apart. Their fragments are pieced back together as surreal collages, restoring their components into new ensembles with unexpected shapes. 

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Acknowledging the beauty of imperfection is a positive reinforcement, which ultimately renders the original into something more beautiful and more valuable, essentially transforming the imperfect into a thing of beauty.

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The focus is placed on finding value in missing pieces, cracks and chips – bringing to light the scars that come from life experiences.

Viktor&Rolf - Haute Couture - Paris

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Imaginative Upcycling of Existing Elements

Repairs are accentuated with gold according to Kintsugi, a principle of Japanese pottery in which beauty arises from imperfection. 

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The silhouette, characterized by asymmetrical shapes, is light and airy, featuring garments that are both moulded onto the body and voluminous.

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BY MARIJKE AERDEN

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