People say the first step is always the hardest. After much anticipation, FIZIWOO launches its debut collection for bridal wear. Under its new line; FIZIWOO/PRIVÈ focuses on couture-like bespoke garments which sit higher than current FIZIWOO brand. De Marièe which translate as ‘Bridal’ from French language will be another division of FIZIWOO/PRIVÈ that concentrates on bridal wear.
For its debut De Marièe 2016 collection, the mystical morning mist that rolling through the woods has inspires the designer duo behind FIZIWOO/PRIVÈ. ‘La Brume Matinale’ translate as ‘The Morning Mist’ creates a sense of sensuality yet retain the mysteriousness brought together by the mist. The experience is reinterpreted by the duo in this collection through their senses; the smell of fresh wildflower, the lightness of water droplets rubbing against their skin, and the sound of birds starting their day.
As the experience is so powerful in evoking their senses, the use of lightweight material can be widely seen in this collection to reflect the morning mist characteristic; light and airy. Bridal Net together with Cranoline are the main choices of fabrics. The typical play of form making has been the signature for the designers; thus voluminous layering of fabrics, and structured bow inspired draping is a staple throughout the collection.
As the purity of mist is the essence behind the collection, the subtle palette of Blush Pink and Ivory White dominates with new embellishments were introduced for this collection. The play of feathers and custom made enamel wildflowers were a reminder of the wonderful journey experienced by the designers.
The classic FIZIWOO couture silhouette of peplum, ruffles and draping can be seen and FIZIWOO/PRIVÈ De Marièe 2016 collection tries to bring the softer side of the designers; the romantic approach of its extravagant signature look in ‘La Brume Matinale’.