Discover the fresh new generation of designers, between expertise and innovation
Marilyn had the opportunity to work in partnership with Maison Lesage.
She returns to the principle of needlework embroidery in her collection, mixing sequins, pearls, and crystals, and most importantly, bringing a completely unconventional element to embroidery: the zipper. She decided to integrate stitches of different lengths into her embroidery to create a 3D effect and, above all, to modernize it.
Using a pallet of grays and blacks, my collection, Métropolis, is decorated with a print inspired by the aerial view of a megalopolis. Metallic embroidery with subtle touches of gold is inlayed on a background of black graduating to gray.
These furtive bursts of light remind us of the nocturnal illuminations of city lights.
For this collection, Jesus Molina Gonzales was inspired by Johnny Cash’s last music video, "She Used to Love Me a Lot."
Jesus Molina Gonzales uses details from the dress codes of forgotten members of society and mixes them with the world of luxury fashion to raise awareness of the beauty and humanity of the underprivileged, from whom most of the population turn their gaze.
The choice of fabrics is not left to chance either. A strong contrast is created between materials such as neoprene, lycra, and mesh, borrowed from sportswear and players’ kit, and more feminine and delicate materials such as fishnet, which allows the body to be seen, or even polyester voile, which feels light and fluid but is also technical.
Thanks go to the students from the ESMOD Paris class of 2016 who agreed to present their final year collections in this virtual exhibition:
Clément Dollet, Marilyn Hampartzounian, Cloé Garnier, David Wong, Luis Martinez, Anastasia Ruiz, Antoine Denis, Jesus Molina, Marion Barbier, Maela André, and Laura Monin.
Thanks also go to Satoru Nino, CEO of the ESMOD International group, and to Christine Walter-Bonini, ESMOD's General Manager, for flying the flag for young designers.