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Viktor & Rolf S/S 11

Posted by stephan | October 5th, 2010

For sheer spectacle it is pretty hard to top Viktor & Rolf; their collections pair technical innovation with pure eye-candy season after season and spring’s offerings are no exception. With illustrator Piet Paris’ abstract creations serving as a backdrop, models strutted down the runway in a series of theatrical looks that showcased V&R’s talent for cutting as well as their flair for drama. Revisiting a favorite motif, via cuffed detailing on dresses and tops, Horsting and Snoeren explored the allure of the classic tailored shirt. The simple wardrobe staple was fringed, folded, worked and re-worked into ornate tops, breezy dresses and of course intricate pieces of the grand finale. In a season where everyone seems to be cutting back and paring down, it is comforting to know that there are still designers who can be counted on for flights of imaginative fancy. The grandiose gowns featured at the tail end of the collection were nothing short of jaw dropping; the pure white and the piles of folds and layers all adding up to the kind of ensembles you usually have to wait until couture to see.
Viktor & Rolf
Spring/Summer 2011

Photos: Stephan Moskovic
Text: Janelle Okwodu

Viktor & Rolf Spring/Summer 2011

Stylist: Katie Shillingford
Casting: Andrew Weir for ACW
Makeup: Pat McGrath
Producer: Alexandre de Betak for Bureau Betak

Soundtrack: Billy Idol / White Wedding

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52 Comments to “Viktor & Rolf S/S 11”

  1. equalitee says:

    messed up they gave the ugliest peice for the black model to wear…

  2. Blake Jeong says:

    So impressive

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