London-based designer Paria Farzaneh has spotlighted her Fall/Winter 2020 collection in a new editorial, particularly focusing on the introduction of technical fabrics. Dubbed “Ceremony,” the collection made its debut at London Fashion Week in January 2020, when it was presented as a traditional Iranian wedding.
Stand-out themes in the collection include the use of GORE-TEX on outerwear and trousers, both of which blend Farzaneh’s Iranian-inspired prints with technical constructions, and the inclusion of Thermore insulation from recycled bottles, fishnets and other ocean plastics.
The key feature of the collection is the combination of modern and technical materials with hand printed fabrics and natural dyes. At the FW20 show, the technical elements were described as preparing the wearer for the “environmental, social, and community factors that we face on a daily basis. While unaware of what we are preparing for, or what tomorrow brings, a sense of confidence, practicality and awareness, ready for our next expedition.”
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