Valentino brings us bohemian chic with cutout pattern dressses for spring summer 2015 – (Photo: valentino.com)
Valentino takes us back to the
free spirited hippy 70’s era with a more luxurious bohemian look for
spring 2015. Picture fine silk patterns, cutout lace fabrics, and fine
beaded embroidery for the warmer days ahead.
The 70’s were one of the most significant cultural periods in recent
American history. Young people were filled with optimism and idealism;
it was about ending the Vietnam War and marching for social change such
as civil rights and women’s equality. A generation that rebelled against
the establishment, fashion became free flowing and softer, more
romantic and exotic with influences from North Africa and Middle Eastern
For several European fashion designers, those colourful print dresses
from the flower child decade made perfect inspiration for spring. But as
I have written in past columns, fashion evolves as it’s never quite
exactly the same, the second time around.
Valentino seized upon the bohemian spirit with breezy silk print
dresses paired with knee-high leather lace Roman sandals, offering a spring
summer collection of beautiful pattern fabrics and unique eyelet lace
dresses. The detailing is breathtaking! Delicate embroidery abounds
with small feathers, beads, and crystals on short and long dresses.
Valentino’s signature style is that they make each piece perfect,
such as a simple gold starfish motif on sheer silk gowns. The only
accessory you would ever need to add is a small handbag and footwear.
His interpretation of the sexy 70’s bohemian style is incredibly simple,
yet so much more spectacular this time around.
The appeal of haute bohemian style of comfortable and glamorous looks
will cross all generations, from those who experienced the turbulent
70’s to a younger set that want to be part of this fashion era.
Valentino gown with simple starfish motif, spring summer 2015 – valentino.com
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About the Author: Experienced luxury
fashion buyer Edward Quan
has worked with the most prestigious designer brands across Europe and
America and shares his inspiration for effortless style on his website, StyleDrama.com.
He has a passionate, yet intelligent way of describing his subject and
has a keen eye for detail. He lives in Vancouver, Canada.
Valentino’s detailing is breathtaking, delicate embroidery abounds with small feathers, beads and crystals – valentino.com
Seascape theme by Valentino for spring summer 2015 – valentino.com