Paris Fashion Week: Ziad Nakad Spring Summer 2020 Collection – Sensual, Dazzling, Provocative

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The idea of Atlantis, the "lost" island subcontinent, often idealized as an advanced, Utopian society holding wisdom that could bring world peace an ideal state that has captivated dreamers, occultists and New Agers for generations.

Ziad Nakad imagines for his Spring Summer 2020 Haute Couture collection, the Modern-Day Warrior Princess. The celebration of fierceness, softness, determination, ingenuity and compassion that makes up the Modern-Day Warrior Princess is electric and eclectic: tulle, silk and taffeta mixed with organza and chiffon emphasize the mermaid silhouettes.

 

The Modern Day Warrior Princesses, have been able to play to the strength of being female, to celebrate their femininity, not to shy away from it or downplay it: crystals, beads, feathers, all handmade details, are underlining all shades of blue, water green, sun yellow, peach and gold.

A hymn to sensuality, as fluid as the sea and as bright as the sun.

 

Paris Fashion Week: Collection Ziad Nakad printemps été 2020 - Sensuelle, Ultra-Féminine, Éblouissante

L'idée d'Atlantis, le sous-continent insulaire "perdu", souvent idéalisée comme une société utopique avancée détenant la sagesse qui pourrait apporter à la paix mondiale un état idéal qui a captivé les rêveurs, les occultistes et les New Agers depuis des générations.

Pour sa collection Couture Printemps Été 2020, Ziad Nakad a imaginé une Modern Day Warrior Princess.

 

La célébration de la férocité, mais aussi de la douceur, de la détermination, de l'ingéniosité autant que de la compassion qui composent cette Princesse Guerrière des temps modernes est électrique et éclectique : le tulle, la soie et le taffetas mélangés à de l'organza et de la mousseline engendrent des silhouettes de sirènes.

 

Ces princesses jouent de la force d'être une femme en célébrant cette féminité, pour mieux laffirmer : les cristaux, les perles, les plumes, tous les détails faits à la main, soulignent toutes les nuances de bleu, de vert d'eau, de jaune soleil, de pêche et dor.

 

Un hymne à la sensualité, aussi fluide que la mer et aussi brillante que le soleil.

Content and Images Courtesy of Ziad Nakad

Art Direction by Janet Walker

 

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