Maitrepierre RTW Spring 2023
Alphonse Maitrepierre gleaned inspiration for spring from the 1970 Jacques Demy fantasy-comedy movie “Peau d’Âne,” or “Donkey Pores and skin.” “It’s simply so loopy — like a fairy story,” mentioned Maitrepierre, who was taken by the film’s “dreamy,” “highly effective,” “poetic” aesthetic, together with a number of shade. He additionally liked its anachronistic vibe.
Equally, Maitrepierre at all times tries to marry previous and current sartorial components. For spring 2023, his sustainable clothes are a mash-up of Seventeenth-century tailoring and streetwear, resulting in sudden, eye-catching silhouettes.
Most dramatic have been the opening and shutting appears, beginning with a flower-print physique swimsuit worn with a swirly puffer cape-like flourish and ending with a equally voluminous white mantle sported over white shorts and a cropped shirt.
In between, floral prints abounded, as did solids, within the likes of pink or mild blue.
Huge denim trousers with a wraparound material belt stretched mid-torso. A golden, flowing satin gown had a deep slit and outsized sleeves but confirmed bared shoulders. Lots was thrown into this combine.
On the present Maitrepierre additionally unveiled a collaboration with Desigual, made up of one hundred pc sustainable items, together with baggage and footwear.