Engage and Surrender
Resaisir l'Air du Temps
We drew our inspiration from the Fifties Nouvelle Vague and
the emergence of prêt-à-porter.
Premium fabrics were becoming a rarity post-war. Denim and raw cottons/linens were all they had but women refused to renounce their femininity.
This Solaire series is an hommage to Claire McCardell, a visionary designer who prodigiously graced the modern feminine silhouette with gushing sensuality,
lensed by another visual prodigy, the photographer Louise Dahl-Wolfe.
Our chosen Batik is one of tradition, one that travels through time in which it witnesses the seduction and intemperance-