Miuccia Prada introduced a collection of new Madras for Miu Miu, named after the Indian madras leather. This material is known for its durability, resistance to scratches and stains, and for the highlight grain that creates unusual visual effect. The versatile piece features a top handle, shoulder strap and multiple pockets. The new Madras bag was crafted with the emphasis on convenience, while still maintaining the true aesthetics of Miu Miu. The first ones will appear in the Miu Miu shops in December 2014.
Recently, one of the top Russian milliners Konstantin Gayday launched his new couture collection “Shadows”, which was presented as installation. The core of inspiration became the game of shadows, contrasts and opposites that cannot exist without each other. The consuming shades of black were present in every detail. Luxurious feathers, crystals and etc. turned the hats into fascinating and unique pieces. Konstantin Gayday juxtaposed together artistic techniques and internal components of an image such as good and bad, strong and weak, fairy tale and nightmare – all of that included the cycle of things, concepts and feelings that created a universal harmony. The collection unveiled dramatic and Gothic headgear that blended a splendor of fairy tales.
Japanese designer Keita Maruyama attended the Bunka Fashion College in 1987. Afterwards, he started working at the Japanese Designer Company. Keita Maruyama debuted with his line for both men and women in 1994. His work revolves around simple designs and elegant styles. A great deal of acclaim has been given to the knitwear and fringes. Keita Maruyama also uses Oriental motifs and “introduces the essence of kimono” into his designs. His latest collection “Spring in the Spring, Summer in the Summer” was presented as a show in Tokyo. The white daisies were spread all over the back of the runway creating a glamorous mood. Keita Maruyama articulated fresh and feminine attire fused with flowers and free elegance.