David Koma took oceanic inspiration for Mugler, the house at which he’s been creative director since 2013. And he’s nailing it. Mugler, like so many maisons of late, had been having a tricky time. It was a house with a big heritage name, but how do you translate that to working now? [CONTINUE READING...]
A deep blue ocean is where Mugler's rocker mermaids swim. Because David Koma imagined a sexy, rock and roll Atlantis, populated by statuesque figures like Gigi Hadid or Karlie Kloss. For Sping/Summer 2017 the label owned by Clarins emerged from the depths of a crystalline sea, with fluid textures and flashes of silver fish scales. They were wearing scuba suits, transparent vinyl trench coats, flowing sequins and skinny pants. They emanated sensuality heightened by pointed heels. Exuding a captivating allure thanks to dresses which were architectural in construction, and very Mugler, which means jackets with pronounced shoulders, an evening dress worn like a second skin, as well as slits and cut outs revealing flashes of skin.
by Giampietro Baudo - MFFashion