A selection primarily based on perfume is the basis of Lebanese duo Azzi and Osta’s haute couture autumn-winter 2021-22 assortment. As scents are personalized to an particular person, the appears to be like from the selection are personalized to a woman’s style flavor, with seems mirroring the creation of the sweetest fragrance. Each George Azzi and Assaad Osta have the moment again absent deep into their inventive imagined processes to develop a couture assortment that encompasses the numerous notes of the ideal fragrance, but in a couture collection.
Write-up trend style and design faculty, equally George and Assaad gained on-hand style house working experience less than Elie Saab but when they decided to start their possess property they went their have way aesthetically. The electricity of their sartorial storytelling lies in their signature design and style, which is intricate however seemingly easy. Their skill to sculpt silhouettes, manipulating structured textiles and marrying them with mild materials like tulle and lace include a sensitive touch and grand quantity to appears to be. Acknowledged for their architectural buildings and solid geometrics, the two designers have ventured into an mysterious territory with their use of transparency in the assortment. With 1000’s of several hours of embroidery and Lebanese craftsmanship, girls from Beyoncé, to Heidi Klum, Kendall Jenner and Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan have fallen for the Household of Azzi and Osta.
The assortment was motivated by a trip to the perfume museum in Grasse, France. In a assertion the house notes, “on a wall, a fresco of the earth map illustrating the origin of every single flower, each and every plant extract – osmanthus from Japan, pine needles from Canada, sandalwood from India-, attracts attention to the distinct territories, climates, civilizations and cultures which can intersect in the composition of a perfume.” The duo was shocked at the several sections from the get the job done and communities that are involved in producing a bottle of fragrance. “From then on George and Assaad saw in every single perfume a choral masterpiece,” states the house.
Fans of the arts, as effectively as historical past and previous civilizations each George and Assaad dived deep into their research understanding how to make the designs of silhouettes that translate from perfumes. Finding out a variety of species, it gave way to feathers, but feathers with no feathers in the collection, and fur with no fur. “Just as perfumery utilizes artifices to exchange or refine rare essences, the designers’ pipe the organza and assemble it into shifting ears of wheat on a all set-to-fly stole,” suggests the household.
At any time sustainable, as the dwelling of Azzi and Osta is a proponent of sluggish style and built-to-get pieces the duo feels reassured in local weather alter that if humanity can sign up for hands to develop attractiveness, then humanity can save the earth.
Tulle, gauze, and silk organza crammed the atelier for this selection, along with customized created floral cloth, printed in 3D with verbena and patchouli. Incorporating raffia, a pure and renewable fiber woven jointly and taken from the concept of baskets and straw hats of flower pickers- and corsets inspired by the 1950s of which some of the embroidered flowers of dresses pour out.
Translating perfume building to building a comprehensive collection the residence notes, “The precious ingredients of perfumery intersect in this assortment where orange blossom, peach bud, patchouli, magnolia, fig, neroli or myrtle abound in poetical embroideries, to which are extra refined petals of material molded and h2o coloured by hand. The tulle, slash into ribbons stitched with each other edge-to-edge in frills, combines the tactile and the volatile with an irresistible sensuality.”
Twenty-three items complete in the selection from a dress lower in the shape of a vase, and a mimosa ball formed gown manufactured from a cloud of tulle. Incorporating the best, middle and foundation notes of the sweetest fragrance, George and Assaad have produced sensitive but daring appears to be. “The palette is as delicate as the heart notes that linger on the pores and skin when the brighter tones have evaporated.”
Just one wedding day robe arrives with a large cape in taffeta ribbons, the 2nd with a skirt embroidered with myrtle bouquets manufactured with tighten velvet ribbons and a tulle specked-like chalice, the third is embroidered with tuberose on Chantilly silk below a layer of lace dotted with organza bouquets and spangled with crystals, and the previous is near to the house’s signature sheath with a subtle sprinkling of sequins and embellished with organza feathers on the shoulders, with a veil coated with increase flowers.
How George and Assaad have been equipped to acquire the inspiration from the most engaging perfume scents and develop 20-3 appears to be like based up on this inspiration reflects the Azzi and Osta Lebanese craftsmanship for females that continue to keep them drawn to the house’s aesthetic.