THE CITY IS WILDER THAN YOU THINK AND KINDER THAN YOU THINK. IT IS A VALLEY AND YOU ARE A HORSE IN IT. IT IS A HOUSE AND YOU ARE A CHILD IN IT. SAFE AND WARM HERE IN THE FIRE OF EACH OTHER.
WINTER 17

MAGIC SCULPURE

AT THE 1ST FLOOR OF ARTS & DESIGN AUCTION HOUSE ARTCURIAL, INDUSTRIAL METAL LETTERS AND THE MINIMAL ARTWORKS OF POET ROBERT MONTGOMERY CONTRASTED WITH DARK GREY WALLS IMBUED BY A BLUE LIGHT; CREATING THE BACKDROP FOR EACH X OTHER’S FALL WINTER 2017 RUNWAY SHOW. THIS SEASON THE MESSAGE IS CLEAR FROM ITS TITLE “MAGIC SCULPTURE” TAKEN FROM ROBERT MONTGOMERY’S POEM WHICH BEGINS “A SCULPTURE CAN BE MADE ALONE BY ANYONE, BUT THE CITY IS A MAGIC SCULPTURE OF THE GROUP MIND.” PERFECTLY REFLECTING EACH X OTHER’S COLLECTIVE APPROACH, BRINGING ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS TOGETHER TO CREATE SOMETHING UNIQUE, MAGICAL. SCULPTURE PLAYED A KEY PART IN THIS COLLECTION. EVIDENT IN THE CLEVERLY PLACED POCKETS; HEAVILY RIBBED DETAILING; CUTOUT TAILORING AND PLAY ON PROPORTIONS. MEXICO (WHICH PLAYED A BIG PART IN THE BRANDS PRE-FALL COLLECTION) CONTINUED TO INFLUENCE, ADDING A TROPICAL ELEMENT. CONJURING UP DREAMS OF MEXICAN SUNSHINE, DURING LONG EUROPEAN WINTERS. THE MUTED PRINT FLANNEL AND BRIGHTER PRINTED SILKS BROKE UP THE WINTER WARDROBE. EACH X OTHER’S STAPLE ‘COOL-GIRL TAILORING’ WAS OMNIPRESENT THROUGHOUT. FROM EARTHY TONES IN LUXURIOUS VELVET; SKY BLUE WOOL FABRICS; PEONY PINK TWILL MORGADO: RICH NAVY CORDUROY; GINGHAM TWEEDS AND DARK DENIM WITH CONTRAST TOPSTITCHING. SILHOUETTES ARE VARIED – JACKETS IN A CHOICE OF AN OVERSIZE TAILORED CUT OR A CROPPED BOMBER JACKET. TROUSERS AVAILABLE IN A CLASSIC, FLARED, CROPPED OR SLOUCHY FIT. LOOK CLOSELY AND YOU WILL DISCOVER DISCREET EMBROIDERED MESSAGES, HINTING AT THE BRANDS INHERENT CONNECTION WITH POWERFUL POETRY. TO COMPLETE THIS SEASONS CREATIVE WARDROBE, JERSEY KNITS WERE INTRODUCED IN TIGER LILY ORANGE AND CITRUS YELLOW – PERFECT FOR BRIGHTENING UP THOSE DARK WINTER DAYS. STREET READY TRACKSUIT FABRICS WERE ELEVATED WITH EXTERNAL CONTRASTING SEAMS. AND POPLIN SHIRTING WAS GIVEN ADDED INTEREST WITH CLEVERLY PLACED CUTOUTS. THE BRANDS STATEMENT OUTERWEAR SOARED TO NEW HEIGHTS, WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF RICH BURGUNDY VINYLS, DUAL PINK/BURGUNDY MIX LEATHERS AND A PATCHWORK FUR COAT THAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF.

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