LUíS CARVALHO – MODALISBOA FW17/18 – PHOTOS BY RUI VASCO

Dear Shaded Viewers,

This season, Portuguese designer Luís Carvalho was inspired by all things metallic, with fabrics reflecting light and capturing different nuances and angles. Whether it be lurex, lamé or playful sequins, Carvalho used textured materials to give the simplest shapes a striking feel, mainly for his tailoring and eveningwear. Origami inspired pleats and bold ruffles were featured on some of the most intricate womenswear’s looks, which had an architectural quality and expressed Carvalho’s taste for drama. Menswear was, in comparison, quite a pared-down affair, focusing on dark slim suits with the occasional flash of a silver blouson and matching pants. Contributing to the opulent feel of the collection, intense jewel tones were prominent this time, ranging from emerald green and plum to deep red and burgundy.

Best,

Philippe

http://modalisboa.pt/

 

Philippe Pourhashemi

A freelance fashion writer, consultant and stylist, Philippe Pourhashemi was born in Tehran in 1976. He grew up in Paris, before moving to Scotland to study Foreign Languages. His passions are fashion and culture, as well as music and film. He writes and styles features for Metal in Barcelona, Behind the Blinds in Brussels, Contributor in Stockholm, Veoir in New York and SKP in Beijing. He was named Fucking Young's Editor-at-Large in 2016 and has contributed to ASVOF since 2008, acting as Correspondent-at-Large since 2012. An avid traveler, he likes to explore exotic fashion weeks and unexpected destinations whenever he can.

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