Dear Diane, dear
The show that everyone in Milan was waiting for did not disappoint.
The return of Stefano Pilati in Italy with
Zegna was great. The show was like a perfect harmonic
musical score, with the amazing sound of the pianist Maxence Cyrin and the
video direction by Johan Soderberg.
Pilati wanted his public to be surrounded by an oval screen installation.
The collection was treated as if it was a part of an interactive script, all came through video and audio suggestions. It was a sublimation of the traditional manual
tailoring , the heart of the brand,
translated and revisited into
original contemporary composition that took inspiration from the sound of the
machines of the group production site.
The sound of the
piano by Maxence Cyrin was interspersed with the contemporary rhythm of techno
industrial music by Klas Ahlund.
A contemporary script for a collection of precious materials and
discreet details. Pilati gave volume to overcoats but never with
excess, a towel held in a hand by the models in the most easy way , rreminiscent of a traveller in a casual, free outifit. Something about the collection made me think of the film "The