Roberto Piqueras needs no Fashion Week to present his collection, for he only has to gather his friends, call the press, and randomly set a show in the middle of Canrobert Street to create the much wanted hype. Everything is spontaneous, having no legal permits nor any other music other than the flash bulbs.
Since last fall, the catalan designer lives in London thanks to the Burger King Project which granted him a cash prize at the showroom of El Ego de Cibeles. If when in Barcelona his inspiration came from the Pakistani, from Las Ramblas, and its souvenirs…. in London the outcome couldn’t be any different. He goes on using his broad color swatch, and his particular approach to geometric patterns, yet the the mood has dramatically changed to the realms of His Royal Highness, Elizabeth II, with Her crowns and diamonds and shimmers. It’s regal breakbeat hardcore street-wear that will most surely make his asian fans freak.
Unlike his previous almost grotesque electronic releases, “Piel” it’s a wonderfully written composition, entirely sang in Spanish revealing to the world a much more intimate and sensitive side of Alejandro Ghersi.
#makelovenotwalls is about tearing down the mental and physical walls that separate us, and let all sides come together in the name of unity and love. Diesel wants to tear down these walls showing that a brighter and exciting tomorrow is possible.
After a couple of years going there, we already know what to expect: an eclectic mix of new menswear brands and established ones, great food, cool people and cool parties. But still, there’s always something exciting and new.
As a sequel to the successful graduate collection ‘My Russian Symphony – Youth Prisoners‘, Harry Xu Fall/Winter 2017 ‘Jarylo Reborn‘ continues to explore the theme inspired by Michael Chelbin’s photography.