Marios Schwab

DIMENSIONAL MYSTERY London: Marios Schwab’s noir inspiration for F/W 12 was clearly evident on the runway, his mysterious muse hidden beneath wide-brimmed hats and …


DIMENSIONAL MYSTERY
London: Marios Schwab’s noir inspiration for F/W 12 was clearly evident on the runway, his mysterious muse hidden beneath wide-brimmed hats and asymmetric cloches. The obstruction of her face put all emphasis on her clothes; neatly tailored hourglass dresses and slim skirt suits updated with modern, graphic embroidery. Schwab’s geometric repeat design and slick floral netting added precision to fitted cocktail dresses, with their sheer panels layered over tan silk for a faux-nude effect. The exploration of texture also resulted in Persian lamb coats with a dimensional sheen, skirts with sequined net overlay and jackets with puffy quilted sleeves. Although many of the silhouettes put the emphasis on the waist, Schwab didn’t ignore the neckline, choosing both swirling art-deco cutouts for simple knits and embroidered crystal collars for evening gowns.—Nina Stotler

Silhouette: Hourglass / Slim / Boxy / Long

Color: White / Black / Plum / Nude / Emerald / Mint / Chocolate / Silver

Key Items: Hourglass sheath dresses / Cutout knit tops / Layered pencil skirts / Fur coats / Cropped jackets / Embellished turtlenecks / Sheer sequin dresses / Chiffon evening gowns / Skirt suits / Satin pantsuits

Materials: Wool / Cashmere / Chiffon / Silk / Leather / Fur / Lace / Satin

Print + Pattern: Abstract swirls / Florals

Details + Trim: Notch bodices / Slits / Slim self-belts / Sequins / Embroidery / Contrast collars / Quilting / Crystal embroidery

Accessories + Footwear: Leather gloves / Wide brimmed hats / T-strap heels / Asymmetric cloche hats

View in RUNWAY: QUICK LOOK


Marios Schwab
0 comments

Name
Email
Website
Please fill the required fields


Subscribe to WGSN

blog_ad4
Request a demo to experience WGSN.

Related stories

It's all over for Alexander Wang and Balenciaga, so what now?

The Trampery to close: London studio complex blames crippling rent hike

Emilio Pucci: An Italian affair - "timelessly modern, inclusively ageless and immediate"

LONDON: Three reasons to visit Sky Garden

Acne expressionist take on Pre-Summer

Eight women truly inspiring pre-millennials

Balenciaga: Beach to Couture

TOP 10 HAPPENINGS AROUND THE GLOBE: JULY 2015

The Row continues with purity and perfection

LONDON: Pop Brixton Opens

The Flounce - Catwalk Trend Alert Pre-Summer 2016

London Collections Men Spring/Summer 2016 - Top 10 Denim Looks

Black and White - Catwalk Trend Alert Pre-Summer 2016

Christopher Kane and L'affaire d'amour

Rochas – lightness, freedom and femininity

Peter Pilotto x Ancient Greek Sandals for Pre-Summer 2016

Ports 1961: An Artisanal Exploration

Coach presents a knockout collection of 60s-meets-90s Cali’ skater

Camilla and Marc : Soft yet Sturdy

Burberry – Straight-Lace, Sartorial Cuts, the new Chelsea fit and an English Spring day in Kensington Gardens