Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Humberto Leon & Carol Lim for Kenzo

Opening Ceremony founders Humberto Leon and Carol Lim may appear an unexpected assortment to think about much more than Kenzo quickly after Antonio Marras’s boho silhouettes but their major collection, introduced all through the brand’s mind workplace by Palais regal to the seem of the drumming Jason Schwartzmann, brought a whiff of urban je-ne-sais-quoi to the now traditional Franco-Japanese label. “Colour, boldness, blend and match, a hold out on proportion – which is all inherently element of Kenzo, but factors we adore too,” Lim informed one more quickly after the show. “But additional importantly,” additional Leon, “Kenzo has regularly been about how he brought his character to the brand, and which is what we are also steering to hold out – with respect to his DNA of course.”
The assortment attempted the perilous increased start in between 1970s Parisian observed by making use of the eye balls of the Tokyoite and an “East-Coast West Coast dialogue” and landed on its feet. The spirit of old-school Kenzo was certainly present: maxi leg pants, intrepid prevent colours and contrasting patterns – however merged with tongue-in-cheek straw baseball hats with oversized visors, windbreakers and snap fastener trousers. The duo subtly switched the brand’s trademark flower motifs for fishnet imprints and science book-like small rodent prints; deconstructed trench coats; ankle time-span body-con garments and artfully mismatched ensembles, all in the cheerfully decrease East facet atmosphere.