Amidst the chaos and vogue frenzy that’s Haute Couture Paris Vogue Week, Pieter Mulier staged his Alaïa showcase in an intimate salon-style affair which noticed the likes of Naomi Campbell and Monica Bellucci in attendance. The French designer, regardless of not displaying high fashion creations, has turned fairly the staple of the couture calendar since changing into artistic director of Alaïa in 2021. Mulier invited visitors contained in the Alaïa boutique on Rue Marignan for the event, to show the unequalled strategies and one-of-a-kind silhouettes of the Alaïa ateliers – each garment knitted from a single yarn of merino wool. Drawing inspo from the wealthy Azzedine Alaïa archives, Mulier based mostly the gathering on “the curves of girls, and the circles of chosen associates, of chosen household, an thought important to the essence of Alaïa” and fewer all the time that means extra.
Learn beneath the reactions of theFashionSpot’s discussion board members:
“Oh I believe this seems fabulous shockingly!” [TianCouture]
“Oh this seems gorgeous. The fluid silhouettes are so luxurious. That grey double-lapel piece is simply beautiful. Additionally, THIS is the way you do quantity – it’s pure and integral to the piece.” [GoldenPetals]
“By no means met an Alaïa assortment crafted by Pieter Mulier that I didn’t like – and that is no exception. Not a single piece I’m in a position to sit right here and critique, each final look is simply elegant and exquisitely executed. Mulier’s collections are all the time so fantastically offered too. It seems like a contemporary tackle Alaïa’s legacy, and I’m in a position to admire that. An enormous fan of ALL of this!” [vogue28]
“Regardless of his experimental effort, these silhouettes he constructed on his personal scientific minimalism simply doesn’t work for this model whose grasp’s philosophy is all the time about catering to the feminine kind and designing across the feminine physique.” [JohannesL]
“It seems very cumbersome, and lacks any form of sensuality.” [Kennnnn]
“Very chilly and cumbersome. However what’s odd about it’s that plenty of the designs are so minimal and exposing but they give the impression of being very precarious in a compromising manner.” [Cocteau Stone]
“Mulier’s Alaïa is unbearably chilly, hole and dry. There’s no heat, no ardour, no understanding of what was so interesting about Azzedine’s work. None of Pieter’s garments have ever appeared comfy or straightforward to put on.” [lookatme]
See all of the seems from the Alaïa Fall 2024 assortment and be part of the dialog, right here.