Alena Akhamdullina Resort 2020: Telling The Chic Tale of Today

It’s such a sweet and meaningful mission that Russian designer Alena Akhmadullina through her creativity, as stated in her brand official website, wants to gives “an opportunity to modern women to feel a fairy tale in real life.” In the busy-bustling world of ambition and depression, fairy tale keeps people dreaming and also being reminded about morality. Just like a fairy tale, Alena Akhmadulina’s collection – including this Resort 2020 – is filled with romantic feeling. However, it is a mislead to imagine her pieces as old fashion. She retells…

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Greta Constantine Resort 2020: Juxtaposing The Simple and The Grand

Before grabbing the pieces of Greta Constantine Resort 2020 for a party in the midst of holiday, the potential wearer must be struck by the lexical discourse stimulated by the collection: it deconstruct the association between “monochrome” and “monotone”. It’s loud and lively! At the same time interestingly it carries the sense of grace and understated elegance too, which successfully prevent the pieces to sound noisy. All are resulted from the juxtaposing approach taken by the Toronto-based creative duo behind this label through which the contemporary sleek cut is seamed…

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Dorothee Schumacher Resort 2020: Be Bold, Be Contemporary

One question arises on Dorothee Schumacher Resort 2020 collection after reading some online articles from past years about the designer. It is a matter of femininity which has become the recurring point of her interviews. Being a consistent proponent of feminine expression within the context of “arguing” the masculine-oriented ideals in the life of working women – as she observed it in her home country Germany – this Resort range nevertheless displays much boyish feeling. Turtleneck, piped trousers, and long coat in dark canary yellow, dark orange, and dark maroon;…

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Aje Resort 2020: European Substance within the Australian Identity

As Edwina Forest and Adrian Norris emphasized their admiration to be Australian and celebrated Australian heritage, it is such a relief to know their Aje Resort 2020 show was opened with speech by Yvonne Weldon, a board member of Sydney’s Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council. Words about the Gadigal people who were the indigenous residents of Sydney signified how the show paid cultural respect to the native history of Australia. The rest of the event, part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia (12-18 May 2019), appeared to talk more on the…

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