Valentino surprises with Eastern European folklore and ethnic clothing
Fashion designers are always and constantly in search of new inspiration and impressions. Like all creative people, they need real challenges and well-deserved recognition, which is the best reward for their work. Once found, these impulses should serve well for the upcoming collections and fulfill the further criteria of the designers.
The sacred geometry of the embroidery
One of the important criteria is to maintain the line and style of the fashion house. The claim to surprise the audience over and over again is up to all designers. And while we are on the subject of surprise, we can not just stop by fashion house Valentino and the last summer collection.
Valentino summer 2015
In the embroidery the history of the custom is coded
In 2015, the designer of the fashion label will discover the exciting folklore motifs of Eastern European costumes and get to work immediately. The Spring / Summer 2015 collection features ethnic clothing with selected folklore motifs from Bulgaria, Moldova and Hungary.
The ethnic clothing that belongs to another dimension
The combination with the faithful Valentino style of elegance makes this collection of clothes something extraordinary, as if the clothes came from a parallel dimension. That’s what the fashion critics say.
Traditionally, dresses and aprons are embroidered
Why the well-known fashion house prefers the motives of the East, we asked ourselves and read about the tradition of embroidered costumes in Bulgaria.
Eastern European mysticism and elegance at a high level
Clothes that go far beyond their destiny
The details and fabrics are simply made to be admired
The Bulgarian embroideries are as old as the country itself and have a very sacred significance for connoisseurs. The embroidered dresses, shirts and aprons have in the past told the tradition of custom and carried on. On a traditional apron we recognize embroidered motifs. It is easy to tell from where the person or the family came from.
The patterns and colors in folklore costumes represent a communication system
Each shape in a particular position has a different meaning
Each costume has its own purpose
Some symbols protect against diseases
Others are supposed to attract fertility and wealth
The color of the blood and the health is red
In addition to white and black, red is very dominant
This pattern template shows the three-dimensionality of the embroidered image
Within each country, the designs are divided into folklore areas
Certain motives protect against diseases and evil looks, others bring fertility to families and so on and immediately. In summary, the again current ethno motives not only charm with their exoticism, but also with their mysticism and maturity.
Many years ago the young women embroidered all their clothes themselves
The Valentino models pose in embroidered clothes in front of the camera
If you are one of those who have missed the said collection, then catch up quickly and admire the work of the great master Valentino.
Each part of a traditional costume is woven and embroidered by hand
Décollets, sleeves and aprons are embellished with embroidery
The festive men’s clothing also bears coded symbolism
Unique and timeless are the folklore motifs from Eastern Europe
No wonder that Valentino is so impressed by just these motives
The embroidery and its meaning are passed on from generation to generation
Bulgarian embroidery seems to be a significant term in textile design
Two masters who know a whole lot about the embroidery
The strong force symbols leave one speechless amazed
The nice work is tedious and very time consuming
But the result is more than happy
Example of embroidered women’s blouse
Men’s Traditional Shirt
The smallest ones know about the meaning of the embroidery