You are viewing the Russian Vogue website. If you prefer another country’s Vogue website, select from the list

Хотите получать уведомления о самых важных новостях из мира моды? Да, подписаться

Suzy Menkes

Vogue International Editor Suzy Menkes is the best-known fashion journalist in the world. After 25 years commenting on fashion for the International Herald Tribune (rebranded recently as The International New York Times), Suzy Menkes now writes exclusively for Vogue online, covering fashion worldwide.

Leonard — The Allure of the East

Suzy Menkes reports on designers proud to portray their national heritage in their clothes

4 Октября 2014

Leonard is a French company known for flower prints, delicate and majestic. The orchid is its signature.
 
The house is marking 50 years of creativity with a celebration planned for Tokyo – one of several Asian countries where Leonard has a major following.
Daniel Tribouillard, who heads this family brand, has hired a variety of talents, but recently he decided to take on Yiqing Yin – a Chinese-born but Paris-raised designer who lives and built her fashion business in Paris.
During the years when print was ignored by fashion and then in the recent overwhelming flood of digital prints, Leonard stayed faithful to its own system: hand-drawn and hand-coloured patterns that are stored in their thousands in the house archives.
So what could Yiqing Yin do to make her designs seem contemporary? She used denim, probably for the first time in the brand’s history, saturating it with colour and making it into sporty shapes such as a workers’ overalls. Or there might be airy fabrics, but printed to look like denim.

The casual clothes included a strapped bikini top or the denim look with the house’s signature orchid pattern.
There seemed to be a wide gap between girly summer clothes and the poetry in jean fabrics, as in a faint orchid pattern on an apron top or a printed denim jacket worn with a draped – and orchid printed – chiffon skirt.

But it was good to see that for Leonard, new life can begin at 50 – by planting a new flower from the East. 

Instagram @SuzyMenkesVogue
Twitter @SuzyMenkesVogue
Facebook.com/SuzyMenkes

еще в разделе Suzy Menkes

Leonard — The Allure of the East

From the Worldwide Fashion Web: Rahul Mishra

Suzy Menkes reports on designers proud to portray their national heritage in their clothes

Leonard — The Allure of the East

Huishan Zhang: Fashion Fusion

Suzy Menkes reports on designers proud to portray their national heritage in their clothes

Leonard — The Allure of the East

Feminine and female-friendly

Suzy Menkes reports from Sonia Rykiel and Sacai, Paris Fashion Week SS2015

комментарии /



подписка на журнал

Для Вас все самое интересное
и свежее в мире моды

VOGUE на планшете

Свежий номер журнала
по специальной цене

VOGUE на iphone

Скачайте
по специальной цене!

VOGUE коллекции

Для iPhone
и iPad

Vogue Россия
в Facebook

Vogue Россия
в Vkontakte

Vogue Россия
в Twitter

Видео-канал
VOGUE Россия

vogue россия
в instagram

Instagram

Самые яркие
фото VOGUE.ru