This season’s Milan Fashion Week, including the Elisabetta Franchi show, was digital only, but nevertheless, the show was performed with all the splendor we can expect from a favorite designer.
What is the Elisabetta Franchi brand? First of all, it is courage and risk, women’s clothing, in which there is a lot of elegance. The credit for its creation belongs to the designer, after whom the trademark was named – this is Elisabetta Franchi. The garments she creates are of high quality, original cuts and selected fabrics. Each piece embodies a unique sophistication and charm. Since childhood, Elizabeth had a dream to become a designer and create her own fashion collections.
Her dream was destined to come true. She knows firsthand how to make dreams come true. Therefore, with her collections, Mrs. Franky encourages women to dream big, dare, not waste time, be ahead, while remaining true to themselves, as she did throughout her life. Elisabetta knows how to grow from a small atelier into a large and successful brand by example.
The designers of the fashion house, without betraying their traditions, have relied on women who are not afraid to dream no matter what! They perfectly understand the desires of women in the current realities, in a pandemic. Women want love, beauty, freedom and celebration. As Elizabeth herself writes in one of the posts, the announcements of the spring show:
– “We were locked in a box, it was a time of protection, alienation. It’s time to start all over again, time to get out. Not to conquer the world, but to love it.”
The designers of the fashion house were inspired to create the spring collection of the next season in 2021 by spring itself. And their Spring Summer 2021 collection from Elisabetta Franchi is a hymn to spring, as a symbol of renewal of life and hope for the future after such a long imprisonment.
The spring show was opened by model Ine Neefs in a fitted maxi dress with a deep neckline made of flying lavender fabric, covered with flowers similar to hydrangeas. This flower was chosen by the brand’s designers for a reason. Luxurious bouquets of hydrangea flashed in all advertising campaigns of the brand for the spring-summer 2021 show. They also adorned the majestic English landscape garden, which hosted the spring show.
The new collection symbolizes a passionate courageous woman who is not afraid to dream, wants to be at her best, is able to create whatever she wants, while remaining graceful, intriguing and sensual. And hydrangea, after all, is a beautiful airy female flower, which has long been considered a symbol of sophistication, giving ladies confidence and courage.
The fair sex Elisabetta Franchi today is strong but feminine, bold but rational, wears boxing gloves and ballerina tulle. She plays to win. This is a business woman who needs to be flexible. After all, she should not and does not want to give up one of the roles. She has the right to feel like a mother, wife, professional. She needs to keep her brand and be on a par with the man, be with him. This is exactly what Elisabetta herself is, who skillfully combined career, family and self-development in her life. Her collections are a call for every woman not to be afraid of risk, to try everything and tirelessly move forward, following the example of the designer.
Dialogue with nature inspires color palette. Elisabeth Franchi chose lavender as the leading color of the collection.
In psychology, lavender is the color of a bright future, nostalgia and creativity. Lavender, the flagship color and emblem of a dreamy and undeniably feminine woman, is combined with neutrals, cream, lime, powdery, rose gold and some amaranth shades. With lavender as the flagship color of the collection, we can definitely say that designers are taking the entire palette to a higher level.
Spring colors transform an independent and superior aristocratic woman into a sophisticated, sophisticated and seductive, at the same time, a knowledgeable woman who knows how to choose.
Charming floral patterns and silhouettes, delineated by more structured volumes and ruffles, rhythmic ruffles and ruffles, remind us of the beauty of light flower petals. The subtle workmanship gives the sleeves a flowery effect that also materializes on dresses and tops with soft lines. Precious threads intertwine to create couture textures and volumes. Chiffon-based evening gowns, all rainbow sequin and tulle embroidery express the craftsmanship of the house.
The new lookbook features a variety of both evening and business looks that are the embodiment of Elizabeth’s corporate identity.
Between evening gowns, maxi skirts and crisp white shirts, each model blossomed in an image that gave new meanings to sophistication and modesty. The designer experiments with fabrics, textures and décor: floral appliqués bloom on tulle and chiffon dresses, while sequins adorn the flowing fabrics, making the silhouette airy.
In addition to the elegant A-line dresses, short dresses with ruffled hem, bustiers and sequined skirts that have become classics for Elisabetta Franchi, the designer has added military jackets, mini dresses and even a denim blouse with a bow to the collection. Also, in all its splendor, there are 3 things that, according to Elisabetta Franca, should be in every woman’s wardrobe: a white shirt, high-rise trousers and a neat cocktail dress.
Elisabetta Franchi keeps up with the times, keeps up with other fashion houses, follows general trends. But at the same time, the designer emphasizes that her collections are not a clear adherence to fashion trends. This is an indomitable aspiration that comes from the heart, and sets for itself the main goal – to reveal true femininity.
At the Elisabetta Franchi Spring / Summer 2021 show, we see some of the trends of the upcoming 2021 season, which can be seen in the collections of other designers – sheer fabrics, high waist, pleated fabrics, one-shoulder cuts, peplum, ruffles and flounces, deep necklines, transparent and shiny fabrics, set-in sleeves, asymmetrical cut, a combination of black and white, open shoulders, designer mesh, stylish nude, cozy summer jersey.
All in all, this living collection certainly reflects the brand’s emphasis on quality through continuous research and preservation of its codes.
It should be noted that the grand finale is an explosion of maxi-skirts and snow-white shirts: the severity of aristocracy, sophistication and modesty return and develop with energetic beauty and charm from the carousel of young girls in bloom.
Author: Karipova Regina (@karipova_regina’s Instagram)