Christian Wijnants Pre-Fall 2017
January 25, 2017 - fall Denim
Loose, liquid silhouettes and a collage of paisley prints were Belgian engineer Christian Wijnants’ touchstones for pre-fall. A follow-up from certain open looks and a look during what he will offer for fall, Wijnants continues to foster a reduction anniversary proceed to fashion.
His impulse was an hypothetical outing to “Persian territories,” he said, citing Iran, India and Afghanistan among a countries he visited in his mind. This was manifest both in a contentment of Kashmir prints he used and in a styling of a collection, with tops, dresses and pants all designed to be churned and matched during will and layered like salwar kameez, normal Pakistani designs.
Royal blue and fuchsia on backgrounds of black or white were central, worked on light silks and jerseys or pleated polyesters in a contrariety of girly and streetwise. Ripped silk was worked as an allover border on brightly toned biker jackets that popped with tone in a some-more civic register, and denim also had a purpose to play.
As ever, knitwear was a pivotal partial of Wijnants’ proposition, and there were some innovative techniques here. A pistachio immature sweater was seamless, knitted on a special appurtenance in Japan, giving it dull volumes, while a honeycomb pattern with a fluffy feel was combined from a polyester yarn.