Forum Renkli - Türkiye`nin En Renkli Eğlence ve Bilgi Paylaşım Platformu  



"Taklitler, Asıllarını yaşatırmış."
Go Back   Forum Renkli - Türkiye`nin En Renkli Eğlence ve Bilgi Paylaşım Platformu > Haber ve Magazin > Dünyadan Haberler > World News
Ücretsiz Kayıt ol veya Üye Girişi yapın.
World News News from around the world. (Dünyadan haberleri ingilizce, almanca vs. diller hakkında paylaşılacağı bölüm.)

Forum Renkli - Türkiye'nin En Renkli Eğlence ve Paylaşım Platformuna Hoşgeldiniz.
Forum Renkli'ye Hoşgeldiniz. Forumumuza ücretsiz KAYIT olarak, forumumuzda bilgi alışverişi yapabilir ve aramıza katılıp samimi dostluklar kurabilirsiniz.

Forumumuzda bizimle birlikte paylaşıma katılmak için buradan üye olabilirsiniz.



veya Facebook üyeliğiniz ile sitemize kayıt olabilirsiniz.
Etiketli Üyeler Listesi

Like Tree2Kişi Beğendi
  • 2 Post By яomeo
Yeni Konu Aç Cevap Yaz
 
LinkBack Seçenekler Stil
Alt 10 Eylül 2012, 13:34   #1 (permalink)
Eskilerden

яomeo - ait Kullanıcı Resmi (Avatar)
Üyelik tarihi: 04 Ağustos 2011
(Mesajlar): 1.423
(Konular): 192
İlişki Durumu: Yok
Burç:
Renkli Para : 48344
Aldığı Beğeni: 431
Beğendikleri: 345
Ruh Halim: none
Standart The couple that sews together grows together

After five years showing in NYC, Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi, aka British label Preen, are back for London Fashion Week. Welcome home, says Harriet Walker



Designers Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi have quite a month ahead of them. On Sunday, they make a highly anticipated return to the London schedule, their first show in the capital since taking their label Preen (Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, to use its full name) to New York Fashion Week five years ago.

"When we all trooped off, it was almost like a holiday," Thornton laughs at the memory. "It was fantastic – we got such a positive response. And it was just a completely different thing from London at the time. By our third season there, we'd doubled our business internationally."

In 2007, London Fashion Week had far less of the commercial appeal or international interest that it does now; fewer big brands showed there and the given route for young labels was to take their wares to the bigger stages of New York, Milan or Paris after making an edgy name for themselves here.

So why return now to the city where they started out in 1996 with a small shop on Portobello Market? Because shortly after the catwalk show, Bregazzi is due to give birth.

"By that time I'm going to be huge," she admits. "But we were discussing coming back anyway, because 2012 is such an exciting time to be in London. Justin did a show in New York without me when I had our first baby, and it was dreadful. I was just at home alone, going 'arrrghh'."

The couple behind Preen are, in every sense, something of a double act: they met, aged 18, at art college on their native Isle of Man; they got together some five years later and opened their first store. Their singular aesthetic is one born of two halves, an almost paradoxical blend of feminine, vintage echoes and a futuristic, clinical minimalism.

"I love sci-fi, I'm completely obsessed," says Thornton, one arm resting on a Star Wars annual lying on their shared desk in the design studio. "But there's two of us and we like the idea of taking two different elements and fusing them together. So we've always had a historical reference and a futuristic one that we've put together. For the last autumn collection, we looked at Beatrix Potter's botanical illustrations and then we needed something to put against that which was really graphic and modern, so we looked at Rothko."

"It's always been about this kind of masculine and feminine, light and soft, fusing and putting together," he continues. "I think that's a key thing, but it's developed into a more streamlined, more grown-up aesthetic in our work. We used to design things that were a bit more youthful or clubby – it was that Britpop time in London and we were out every night, but now all of our friends go to dinner parties and that sort of thing."

But if this sounds at all fusty, perhaps it's more apt to describe their clothes as eminently wearable: Preen is a notoriously flattering label. It makes you feel like you can pull any look off, thanks to Thornton's drapery and Bregazzi's razor-sharp pattern-cutting. It's pragmatic and casual, while classically elegant and glamorous. American sportswear influences jostle with rigid Victorian corsetry and tailoring to create an idiosyncratic and accessible, modern vision of femininity that consistently marries pretty with poise. One of the label's most famous pieces is a bandage-style "power dress", redolent of the Eighties "King of Cling" Hervé Léger but re-imagined at a time when cling was really not the thing. It has become a staple in the collection but not one that either Thornton or Bregazzi are content to leave to stagnate.

"At the time, we were looking at supermodels," explains Thornton, "and how to make clothes that any woman can feel a bit like a supermodel in. So we developed a dress that worked if you had a flat chest, if you had a bust, made your waist two inches smaller…"

"But people weren't doing tight dresses then," adds Bregazzi, "and some of the buyers just said 'oh my god, nobody is going to wear that'. But the buyers that did take the risk, they sold out immediately and wanted to re-order straight away. So clearly, people did want to wear it."

Preen's USP is to provide people with what they want before they know it; just as the duo rehabilitated bodycon so they have also in the past rescued neon pink and aubergine purple from the fashionable hinterlands.

The designers believe that starting off as a small shop, selling one-offs created from re-made vintage pieces and fabric swatches, gave them a taste for what customers were interested in.

"Back before we did shows or anything, Thea really wanted a pair of skinny trousers," says Justin Thornton. "So she spent ages doing a pattern and we did them, and people used to say they could never wear them. But slowly they started buying them, and we used to have a queue outside the shop on a Saturday." Bregazzi still wears her pair to this day, and the label was very much founded on what she and her friends wanted to wear, rather than over-arching trends. She puts this sensibility down to growing up on the Isle of Man.

She said: "They've got a Topshop now, but they didn't have anything then, so me and my friends used to look round second-hand shops and make our own clothes. I didn't even realise then that you could be a fashion designer."

According to Thornton, the multiplicity of their garments has its roots here too. "There was literally one good bar to go to and one club, so we'd go and there'd be 10 minutes of goth music, 10 minutes of punk music, 10 minutes of New Romantics… and everybody mixed and was different but very accepting of each other."

Perhaps the inherent ease of Preen pieces comes from this too: both designers are adamant that their clothes are for real lives lived comfortably, and they suit the sort of woman who has a complex and multi-faceted identity. Delicately printed blouses can be worn with jeans, or with a pencil skirt for "best"; the main line caters to the luxury market, while the diffusion collection Preenline is more laidback. Add to this several successful collaborations with both Topshop and Debenhams and there is some suggestion of how Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi understand the importance of catering to the "everywoman".

London will be pleased to have them back.




∞ MαsαL ve [ PuCCa ] Bunu beğendiler.


Halbuki içimde senin aşkına dair öyle şarkılar söyleniyor ki.

Nazım Hikmet
яomeo isimli Üye şimdilik offline konumundadır   Alıntı
Yeni Konu Aç Cevap Yaz

Etiketler
couple, grows, sews


Konuyu Toplam 1 Üye okuyor. (0 Kayıtlı üye ve 1 Misafir)
 
Seçenekler
Stil

Yetkileriniz
Konu Acma Yetkiniz Yok
Cevap Yazma Yetkiniz Yok
Eklenti Yükleme Yetkiniz Yok
Mesajınızı Değiştirme Yetkiniz Yok

BB code is Açık
Smileler Açık
[IMG] Kodları Açık
HTML-Kodu Kapalı
Trackbacks are Açık
Pingbacks are Açık
Refbacks are Açık


Forum Renkli Sosyal Medya
Forumrenkli Facebook Forumrenkli Twitter Forumrenkli RSS
Forum Renkli Desteklediklerimiz

Forum Renkli Yasal Uyarı!

Forum Renkli Türkiye'nin en renkli eğlence ve bilgi paylaşım platformudur. Hukuka, yasalara, telif ve kişilik haklarına bağlıdır. "5651 sayılı yasada" belirtilen "Yer Sağlayıcı" olarak hizmet sunmaktadır. İlgili yasaya göre site yönetiminin tüm içerikleri kontrol etme yükümlülüğü yoktur. Bu sebep ile sitemiz, uyarıları dikkate alarak yasa dışı paylaşımlar hakkında gerekli işlemleri yapmaktadır. Oluşabilecek yasal sorumluluklar "Üyelerimize" aittir.

Forum Renkli; Arkadaşlık, Dostluk, Eğlence, Paylaşım, Msn Nickleri, Msn Sözleri, Msn Avatarları, Ödüllü Yarışmalar, Msn Sözleri, Şiirler, Şarkılar, Moda, Sağlık, Tv, Dizi, Film, Komik, Komik Resimler, Komik Videolar, Haberler, Spor Haberleri ve Güncel Bilgi Paylaşımı gibi konuların kullanıcıları tarafından önceden onay almadan anında yayınlayabildikleri bir forumdur.

Copyright© 2011 - 2013, ForumRenkli.com® Tüm Hakları Saklıdır.


Forum Renkli Alexa Forum Renkli Sitemap



vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 ile güçlendirilmiştir.
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd
Inactive Reminders By Realdizayn

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557