Love ANNA OCTOBER’s new Spring Summer 2016 Collection LOVE. She juxtaposes bold outlines and neutral fabrics to channel the liveliness that comes with femininity, and she aims for women to feel an amplification of these characteristics while wearing her clothing. This collection continues with her trends in previous collections, where she designed many flowing dresses and tops. She highlights it Ryna Noir, the photographer for this collection, boasts a similar shooting style, and she uses her ability to direct colors to emphasize the colorful designs. She uses a variety of monochromatic nature backgrounds to accentuate the clothing, and it mirrors OCTOBER's theme of natural as well as limitless freedom within femininity.
These fit the love expressed by ANNA OCTOBER's collection, and the collection boasts a variety of red outfits in addition to paler pieces that fill most of the collection.
Touring dancers, the 1996 movie Stealing Beauty and France-based actress as well as singer Jane Birkin inspired the LOVE: Spring Summer 2016 collection, and the Even in the runway show, their footwear attracts minimal attention, and this discards shoes’ symbolism that they represent status and authority. By not attracting attention to footwear and by not including them in the shoot, this demonstrates liberation from these social constructs and builds on the figure of love as well as independent femininity ANNA OCTOBER weaved into her collection.
Words By: Diamond Naga Siu