MILAN — Signaling a brand new path for the model, Elena Mirò has requested Alessandro Dell’Acqua to design a capsule assortment for fall 2021, which might be unveiled throughout Milan Fashion Week subsequent month.
Beneath Italy’s Miroglio Fashion umbrella, Elena Mirò is geared toward girls who don’t essentially match into mannequin sizes and Dell’Acqua relished the chance to design for actual prospects. “I created the capsule considering of a good looking lady who desires stunning garments, not by way of sizes,” mentioned Dell’Acqua. “I’m actually pleased with the outcomes, it was very fascinating for me and I discovered a wonderful group of seamstresses to work with, all the pieces got here out precisely as I wished it.”
He admitted his shock when the Italian style group reached out to him, because the designer didn’t actually suppose his garments would converse to the Elena Mirò group. However altering gears is exactly what the corporate is aiming for.
“We’re evolving the model, which over the previous years had moved away from style, and we’re working to revitalize its picture with high-end initiatives and extra collaborations,” mentioned model director Fabio Assecondi. “Elena Mirò has by no means been about extra, it’s informal stylish and timeless but modern and I can’t consider a designer higher suited to start out its new course,” he mentioned of Dell’Acqua.
Assecondi enthused in regards to the Dell’Acqua’s “interpretation of femininity, nice love of knitwear, which isn’t straightforward to seek out in a designer, and he’s Italian. That is additionally an vital ingredient, a strong start line, and we share a typical tradition. His designs come from the center.”
“I all the time begin from the idea of self-confident magnificence, with the aim of conveying a exact id that includes a powerful persona,” supplied Dell’Acqua. “Femininity and seduction are the core components of my private interpretation of ready-to-wear.”
Named Alessandro Dell’Acqua x Elena Mirò, the capsule will comprise between 40 and 45 outfits and might be distributed on-line, in Elena Mirò shops and at its wholesale accounts, which embody El Corte Inglés, for instance. The corporate counts 100 shops in Italy and 10 in France and Russia.
“It will likely be the model’s jewel within the crown, with solely the very best materials to symbolize the label at its finest,” mentioned Assecondi, noting that pricing remains to be being fine-tuned.
Dell’Acqua declined to supply particulars in regards to the assortment for the time being.
The designer began his profession in 1995 with a knitwear line known as AA Milano, which later morphed into his signature line. After shedding using his identify and artistic management of the model in 2009, he returned the next 12 months with N21, a premium modern line named after his birthday on Dec. 21.
He was beforehand Rochas’ girls’s put on artistic director. Throughout his six-year tenure, he up to date its couture heritage together with his signature mixture of glamorous embellishment and graphic tailoring, exhibiting his final assortment in February 2020.
Requested to touch upon the business’s elevated concentrate on inclusivity and variety, Dell’Acqua, a longtime film buff and impressed by nice Italian actresses reminiscent of Monica Vitti and Silvana Mangano, mentioned that working with Elena Mirò was “like being on a movie set, with stunning, actual girls. I actually loved it.” He mentioned he’ll look into completely different sizes at N21 going ahead “and have extra freedom.”