David Koma’s Mugler Resort 2017 Collection Capitalizes On Body-Cons

Graphic lines were the true stars of the Mugler resort 2017 collection. The garments were all styled for the smart dresser with edgy sensibilities in her wardrobe, and many times that came by way of deconstructed suiting and dresses.

Mugler Resort 2017 Collection

Artistic director David Koma has been with the brand since 2013, and has since reconstructed the Mugler image, and with his creative edge has totally rejuvenated the idea of the body-con. As a resort line, the body-cons as seen here were made with details like cutouts to give a bit of an airy quality, while still performing an excellent balance between sleekness and curviness.

The Mugler customer for resort is one who is planning on travelling out and going to some great party locations, it would seem, but many of the pieces translate so well into the rest of the year that it doesn’t matter where the wearer goes, just as long as she rocks them with an edgy, slightly wild personality.

Koma’s revitalization of the body-con brings the silhouette forth with their unique cutouts and varying lengths, as well as his use of signature body-con colors. For instance, a striking white mini dress with long sleeves had a large cutout at the neck, giving the image of a faux sweetheart neckline, while still allowing for the support and beauty of a simple scooped neck.

Other colors to show themselves in the Mugler resort 2017 collection were shades like hot pink and coral, tangerine, yellow, blue, and a whole lot of black and white. Some stunning pieces combined some of the colors for a visually beautiful product.

Mugler Resort 2017 Collection

One dress that combined all of the colors that were previously mentioned looked almost as if an art piece were wrapped around the model’s body. Each shade had its own horizontal panel, which never flowed in a straight line, but rather curved and flowed, giving movement to the generally static body-con silhouette. This contributed to the artistic sense of the dress, but so did the cutouts and the neckline.

The two visible cutouts on this dress were minimal, but their placing gave an almost deconstructed appeal to the garment, while the neckline was unique in a beautiful way, almost as if Koma used a pair of scissors to get the job done and put forth whatever they led him to do; however, the precise lines and designs used in the collection as a whole show us just how much thought would have gone into these details.

His suiting pieces were also striking, and showed that Koma has his place in Mugler thanks to his tailoring expertise. The brand was well known in the ’80s for strong shoulders, and here Koma updated that look by softening it, bringing in some constraint in their extreme lines by rounding out the sleeves, making for an overall easier to wear style, and they look modern too.

Mugler Resort 2017 Collection

A tangerine suit jumps out when looking through Mugler’s resort 2017 collection, with a classic, modernly stylish blazer on top paired with a floor length, flared pant, featuring a flared slit up the front with metallic detailing down the sides. Such is wonderful to look at and admire the thought that went into it.

Body-cons are generally curvy garments, as their purpose is to cling to the wearer and accentuate their curves, but the addition of the sharp, graphic lines brought a whole new meaning to what body-con could be. Geometric cutouts, angular lines, and cutout details that ebbed from the body-con norm went well when paired with a good deal of simple necklines, hemlines, and signature body-con colors. These combinations rather softened the blow of what could have been a one-note show.

Mugler Resort 2017 Collection

Mugler Resort 2017 Collection

Photos courtesy of Vogue

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