Video by Andrew Kaineder
Fashion week seemed to pass by in a speedy blur that when someone asks us what our favourite shows were, only a few come to mind. One of them for us was Zimmermann. Why? Because they showed one of the most cohesive collections we saw all week, one that stretched the boundaries of creativity while keeping true to their core aesthetic of flirty feminine beauty.
Taking us off-site for their Cruise 2012-13 collection entitled Clique Clique, Zimmermann introduced us to their world of youthful exuberance. Soft silks were covered in vintage floral prints and paint splatters creating unique patterns as they explored a range of textures that took our love for the brand to a new level. Playing with cashmere, lace and laser cut out detail, they were combined to perfection with a parade of adorable playsuits, detailed dresses and luxurious bomber jackets – it was like a moving dream sequence inside Koskela in Sydney’s suburb of Rosebery.
It wouldn’t be a Zimmermann fashion show without the addition of swimwear that included an array of high waisted bikini bottoms, one shouldered one-pieces with twisted detail at the front and chic little cover ups with laser cut out detail.
It wasn’t all florals and silks with Zimmermann collaborating yet again with Australian jewellery label Mania Mania to create a striking collection of tough-meets-chic earrings, hand jewellery and footwear. A range of Perspex clutches and carry-all’s were also shown as Zimmermann dive further into brand expansion.
There wasn’t a detail that was carefully considered with Goldwell creating an up-do that featured white ribbon twists in the models hair while the MAC Cosmetics team created fresh faced looks that defined and enhanced the models natural beauty.
As winter starts to descend on us in Australia, thoughts of this collection will keep us looking forward to next summer when this collection will hit stores.