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Discover the most creative designers in the womenswear scene - September 2012

Bbongiana
Manuela Marazzato and Barbara Bongiana
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Guen
Daniela Fiorilli
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Hipanema
Geraldine Alasio
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INSIDEOUT
James Woolfin and Yvette White
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Manebì
Antonello Benati and Vera Drossopulo Bogdano
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Memory 's LTD
Alessandro Marchesi
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Trenta7
Eleonora Moccia
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Bbongiana

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Maxi duffels, backpacks and small pochettes. In a search for essentiality, Barbara Bongiana has attempted to “take away” as much as possible, eliminating all the hardware, replacing it with the same materials the bag is made of. Like the Cellophane model, inspired by the black plastic bag that the artist Koenraad Dedobbeleer had left inside one of his installations, made in treated calfskin leather.

www.bbongiana.it

 

Caterina Mariani

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Caterina Mariani Bijoux presents it 2013 spring summer collection, inspired by the shapes and colours of nature. The season’s must is the cherry, which comes as a painted bronze pendant in a maxi version or as brooch and lucky earring in a mini version. Plus earrings with enamelled butterflies in soft pastels, clear glass bead necklaces with violets, hydrangeas and roses made by hand, together with colliers featuring huge rhinestones and powder pink or multicolour feathers.

www.caterinamariani.it 

First time debut for a capsule that is the result of a desire to dress a woman ready to experiment new visions of herself. An eclectic mix of innovative spirit and top-level tailoring, with special attention to the reworking of must-haves in the female wardrobe.

www.guen.me

Half an Hour

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The sources of inspiration here is the seabed, neutrals teamed with dayglo colours, in the new capsule of tops and dresses entirely hand-embroidered. Linear, geometric shapes embrace a refined universe of detail: sequins, crystals and acrylic stones.

www.halfanhour.it
 

Manebì

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Based on the historic Spanish espadrille, Manebì develops a comfortable, glam, chic hand-made shoe enhanced by careful study of fabrics - linens, cottons and suede - and all-Italian design. The models are called Panarea, La Havana, St Tropez and Hamptons.

www.manebigroup.com

Trenta7

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Masculine with a feminine twist. Both hollow and solid. Broken tips, fake zips and buckles. Contrast and optical illusion are the thread running through footwear designed by Eleonora Moccia – formerly at Pollini and Rochas – that aims to redefine minimal. All produced in top quality leathers in the footwear district of San Mauro Pascoli.

www.trenta7.com 

 Photographer: Enrico Labriola