Fyodor Golan autumn/winter 2017 collection catwalk show for LFWLondon Fashion Week AW17
Fyodor Golan had fun with their autumn/winter 2017 collection presentation in the BFC Showspace.
The duo of designers – Fyodor Podgorny and Golan Frydman – cite the electrifying large scale spray print artworks of German Katharina Grosse as a point of inspiration. As such, a rainbow of bright colours flood the pieces, broken up with clashing camouflage and leopard prints.
The flurry of colours then gave way to a more demure bejewelled sheer black fabric, a royal blue high neck dress with disturbed layers of fabric, and a floor length button down pin stripe shirt.
Activewear informs large puffa coats and attached enlarged sleeves, the relaxed, heat-encasing look contradicted by flashes of bare shoulder flesh and – occasionally – nipple. Brave lycra playsuits contrast with comfy youthful jumpers splashed with angry face cartoons.
Playful Post-it Note and Powerpuff Girls themes also inform the hues and design. The iconic block colours and logo of the retro stationery continue a five year tradition in the brand. The scribbled reminder sticky back papers become part of the fabric, variously attached to sheer PVC denim-style jackets and risqué skirts, while a cut off baby pink sweater holds the emblazoned logo above a hint of breast.
A love for the cute yet girl power infused cartoon characters brought a combination of kitsch and liberation, in the style and lines, with repeated “Power” slogans filling a fabric jumper dress, and coloured flashes of make-up painting masks across the models’ eyes with the help of KIKO Milano. The look was assertive yet lighthearted.
Bold, vibrant and playful this collection is the definition of exuberance.
Photos: Krish Nagari
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