For Spring Summer 2012, Bottega Veneta by Tomas Maier presented a collection inspired by the Arab spring. contrasts surface and silhouette. Surface is treated over the top , enhanced and amplified with prints layered over prints, geometric patterns fused together, and materials mixed, patched, or cut apart and reformed.
The palette according to Bottega Venetta for summer is the palette for summer is quiet and warm, comprised of dark shades.
The eye catchers were the multi-functional bags, many vertical in orientation, are precisely shaped but unconstructed so that they slouch and collapse comfortably against the body. Made of soft, faded leathers with a vintage feel, the bags feature elaborately hand-worked surfaces. A bit too classic and aged for my taste, but the crafting and tailoring are exquisite
From Milano with love,
klik op de afbeelding voor alle foto’s