Life shouldn’t be monochromatic, and neither was Silvia Venturini Fendi’s tackle males’s put on. At Fendi, if summer time got here with a languid and romantic temper, fall introduced a brand new vibe – upbeat, energetic and optimistic.
Whereas she couldn’t host a bodily runway present as a result of pandemic, Venturini Fendi determined to totally embrace the digital format for fall, asking up to date artist Nico Vascellari to direct a video that includes fashions whisking throughout a room stuffed with neon door frames. The flashing lights – and a soundtrack melding digital beats and snippets of the designer talking – set a quick, hypnotic rhythm. Conceived with a mobile-first mentality, the video felt speedy and punchy.
The worth of normality, the seek for positivity, and the necessity for consolation in sturdy, timeless luxurious items had been the principle concepts that Venturini Fendi felt like exploring along with her lovely lineup.
Pajamas impressed the piping on fits and puffy silk padded jackets, in addition to the silk pants printed with the identical mini dots Fendi used for packaging within the Sixties. Equally cozy had been the textured knits, spanning from sweaters that includes inlaid scarves and gloves, to ribbed cashmere overalls matching the sweaters beneath.
Reversible shearling duffle coats, in addition to trench coats and shirt jackets, all labored in neutrals, exuded timeless masculine magnificence. These paraded beside daring monochromatic outfits in orange, yellow, blue, inexperienced and pink: padded dishevelled shorts and anoraks with indirect quilting, and cloud-like puffers reduce within the form of gown coats. In the midst of the lightning-fast present got here a gaggle of black outfits splashed with a multicolor print developed by British artist Noel Fielding, who drew naif tangles of colourful threads. They appeared to represent the complexity and confusion of those unsettling instances, however they left an impression of brightness and hope.
Venturini Fendi desires to dwell a life in Technicolor.