The Vionnet Demi Couture fall/winter 2013-2014 collection brought 11 astounding looks to Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week on July 3, 2013. To make the new Vionnet Demi Couture gowns maximum memorable and outstanding, the creative director of Vionnet, Goga Ashkenazi opted for the illustrations of the mid-30s sketches of French artist Thayaht, who was actually one of the closest friends of Madeleine Vionnet. She incorporated all those fire-red dragon motifs with the illustrations of the works done by notorious artist Sonia Delaunay, as a result creating something totally elegant, modern and striking.
The philosophy of the newest Vionnet Demi Couture fall/winter 2013-2014 collection lies in the color symbolism. Actually, the designer used only four colors, of which the midnight blue stands for independence, the deep red symbolizes the rebirth of passion, the bottle green signifies the harmonization of the individual, while the nude tone – the emergence of energy. Fine silk, chiffon, satin, pique cary, mink and lace have been used to emphasize the smoothness and refinement of these designer dresses that were enriched with Vionnet’s signature bias cut, draping and pleating.
A bottle green dress embroidered with a brown rose, a beige one with a red dragon appliqué, a silk gown resembling a cape and a red pleated dress with black details on the shoulders and the waist are some of the outstanding pieces found in the Vionnet Demi Couture fall/winter 2013-2014 collection. Charming, graceful and feminine, these pieces are sure to appeal to modern cosmopolitan women, who want to look drop-dead gorgeous during holiday parties and other special occasions.
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