The 19th edition of Mode Suisse took position digitally from 27th February to 2nd March 2021. Though Method Suisse 17 and 18 past year could however just take put bodily in a modified sort, Mode Suisse 19 relied on on line channels this kind of as Instagram to present the hottest Swiss manner from 8 picked Zurich labels – Amorphose, Forbidden Denimeries, Klaesi Holdener x Sol Sol Ito, Luca Xavier Tanner, Mourjjan, Nina Yuun, Nomadissem and Rafael Kouto.
Two different settings have been utilised for the spring edition of Method Suisse: A catwalk at the F+F College of Artwork and Design and style in Zurich to showcase the collections of the 8 labels, as well as an intimate studio where the designers discussed their creations to a modest team of fashion gurus, which includes Jacqueline Krause-Blouin from style journal Annabelle, Claudia Desax from on the internet fashion retailer Opia, influencer Charlotte Fischli and Michelle Nicol, curator of Zurich-dependent company Neutral.
Picture: Klaesi Holdener
Klaesi Holdener confirmed the dichotomy of women’s strength and fragility with her minimalist patterns, when designer Florian Holdener teamed up with eyewear label Sol Sol Ito.
The silence brought about by the recent lockdown was the inspiration for Nina Yuun’s new capsule selection “Rust and Flower” (over left), which explores high-quality and beauty in the smallest of items.
At Mourjjan, designer Roland Rahal centered on glamour for his “Arctic Poetry” selection of hand-embroidered items, generating stillness and serenity in a time of chaos.
Image: Mourjjan (remaining) / Nomadissem (proper)
Nomadissem confirmed its fourth sustainable and tasteful wardrobe with modular items encouraged by mountaineering – sparked by designer Noële Nana Schaffner’s initially ascent of a 4000m peak last summer.
Amorphose’s designer Giancarlo Bello drew inspiration from Hollywood icons Marion “Joe” Carstairs and Marlene Dietrich for his collection “The Princess of Whale Cay”, as effectively as the Caribbean aptitude of the 1930s.
Image: Amorphous (left) / Forbidden Denimeries (ideal)
Forbidden Denimeries introduced its reinventions of denim by sustainable jackets and extras as a tribute to the tailored rhythm of fashion reveals and the decoding of gender stereotypes. Designer Mikael Vilchez aims to make the traditional denim jacket a stylish will have to-have as a result of reinterpretation.
Image: Luca Xavier Tanner
It was Luca Xavier Tanner’s second time at Method Suisse and the designer explored sturdy, simple-colored resources as perfectly as useful facts that ran by way of the creations. The label also collaborated with KDH1932, a subsidiary of Method Suisse’s shoe associate Kandahar.
Rafael Kouto confirmed his most current upcycled couture collection “between heaven and earth” (prime appropriate), named soon after the Italian expressing “tra terra e cielo”. The selection demonstrates the round character of lifetime, which is mirrored in the label’s approach to vogue. Designer Rafael Kouto is also the imaginative thoughts at the rear of Method Suisse’s sixth Le Shirt – Les Archives au Goût du Jour ZSIG this 12 months, which will be offered exclusively at Sélection Method Suisse chez Jelmoli in Zurich on 11th March.
Parallel to Mode Suisse 19, the DACH Showroom also released, which usually usually takes area for the duration of Women’s Style Week Paris, but will now supply yr-spherical obtain to the most current collections by designers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. There will also be the possibility to bodily take a look at the showroom in Vienna (23rd to 25th February), Berlin (2nd to 4th March) and Tokyo (23rd to 25th March).
A promotional shorter film for Method Suisse 19 by Tong Watanayaem will be obtainable on YouTube and Instagram from Tuesday, 2nd March.
Photos: Method Suisse 19 / Alexander Palacios