2017 Cannes Film Festival: Philipp Plein Stages First Resort Show during His Villa

May 25, 2017 - fall Denim



CANNES, France – With a film festival entering a home stretch, Philipp Plein swivelled a spotlight onto his maximalist villa, La Jungle du Roi (the King’s Jungle), in a Cannes hills on Wednesday night for his inaugural co-ed review 2017 show.

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The engineer rolled out a pinkish runner in a garden of his mansion, filled a fountains with bottles of Philipp Plein-branded bubbly and offering guest silver-topped pots of candy. Works by a American artist Alec Monopoly, who collaborated on a show, dotted a garden and house.

Philipp Plein and Alec Monopoly during Plein's villa, where he hosted his initial review uncover during Cannes Film Festival.Philipp Plein and Alec Monopoly during Plein's villa, where he hosted his initial review uncover during Cannes Film Festival.

Philipp Plein and Alec Monopoly during Plein’s villa, where he hosted his initial resort uncover during Cannes Film Festival
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“This is a breakfast room,” pronounced Plein walking by a hair and makeup area where his different organisation models, including Paris Hilton, Jeremy Meeks, Sofia Richie and Winnie Harlow, were being prepped.

“Guys, be clever with a vases; they tumble down and you’re dead,” he pronounced to a expel of helpers during the run-up to a show.

It was afterwards a German engineer confessed that he was carrying regrets about hosting a eventuality in his private villa. “You don’t suffer a celebration you’re hosting since a good horde cares about a needs of his guest first,” he said, adding “there’s something really private about vouchsafing people into your home.” He pronounced it left him feeling exposed.

The atmosphere during Philipp Plein's uncover during his villa during Cannes Film Festival.The atmosphere during Philipp Plein's uncover during his villa during Cannes Film Festival.

The engineer rolled out a pinkish runner in a garden of his mansion, filled a fountains with bottles of Philipp Plein-branded bubbly and offering guest silver-topped pots of candy. 
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For friends and guests, however, it was a possibility to counterpart into a designer’s jungle-themed interiors, that enclosed a wall lonesome in prize animal heads finished in white ceramic. Richie, who flew to Cannes to travel in Plein’s show, pronounced it matched her mental picture of his home. She combined that she was also admiring a marble in his kitchen.

“I am totally a Plein girl,” pronounced Hilton, who walked a uncover in a prolonged black dress with edging detailing and a moist thigh split. Taking a breather between a credentials of her long-announced second album, several product launches and a DJ gig in Ibiza, she was enjoying Cannes with her beloved Chris Zylka.

Paris Hilton and beloved Chris Zylka during Philipp Plein's uncover during his villa during Cannes Film Festival.Paris Hilton and beloved Chris Zylka during Philipp Plein's uncover during his villa during Cannes Film Festival.

Paris Hilton and beloved Chris Zylka during Philipp Plein’s uncover during his villa during Cannes Film Festival
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Jeremy “Hot Felon” Meeks, a former crook whose mugshot done him a viral prodigy in 2014, suggested he was now holding behaving classes in Los Angeles, and was in Cannes to network forward of undisclosed film projects. This was his second time on a runway, carrying formerly non-stop Plein’s tumble 2017 uncover in New York.

“I’m going behind to my roots,” pronounced Plein of a collection, that revisited pivotal themes such as a gorgeous army jackets that launched his brand. The collection ran a progression from lush sportswear to glamorous gowns. Key pieces enclosed bomber jackets and a white croc and denim jacket, all of them temperament decorated embellishments.

Eva Longoria was among a guest who watched a poolside uncover from pure chairs – and a peculiar object lounger.

Eva Longoria during Philipp Plein's uncover during his villa during Cannes Film Festival.Eva Longoria during Philipp Plein's uncover during his villa during Cannes Film Festival.

Eva Longoria 
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The prominence of this smorgasbord of studs, embroideries and florals was a partnership with Monopoly, who graffitied Harlow’s garb live during a show. Already bustling scheming for Miami Art Basel, a artist pronounced a partnership with Plein came naturally as “customers who are shopping my art wear his garments – so it was a ideal synergy.”

The celebration was already circuitous down before sunset. Despite his inclination for buzzy, impracticable shows in Milan and New York, Plein wanted a comparatively tiny prolongation for Cannes.

“When we sent my assistants around with bottles of champagne forward of a show, my neighbors reliable that we don’t customarily make sound or have parties,” he said. “But let’s see what happens,” combined Plein who finished a uncover by leaping into a pool.

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