ANATOMY OF AN EVOLUTION
FW 17/18 Collection
ANALYSIS OF A BUTTERFLY BECOMING A WOMAN
FRANCESCO SCOGNAMIGLIO GOES DEEP INTO
THE NASCENCE OF A WOMAN’S BODY
From anatomy to vision, Francesco Scognamiglio investigates the structure
to discover the shape. He recalls ancient metaphors of femininity and
reinterprets them according to a new imaginary. His FW Collection 17/18
evokes the new nascence of a Woman.
Sensual long dresses march along with tailored-made coats and kidassia
fur-coats. Organza, chiffon and silk-charmeuse build up close-fitting
silhouettes, shining through paillettes and crystals.
Francesco Scognamiglio overcomes the symbolism of grace and elegance:
he goes beyond the semblance and conventional look and constructs a new
beauty, strong, free and rebel. Floating and soft dresses find their way
through three-dimensional architectures. Long pants featuring wings
create the movement. Colours span from light peach to blue night,
cardinal red and digital prints.
Francesco Scognamiglio’s Woman resembles the beauty of The Birth of
Venus by Botticelli. However, his lady has a decadent flair. She has the
allure of a Butterfly inside a urban framework. She is the muse of a new