“Happy and carefree, saturated in the mood-enhancing colors of the sunset.” Peter Dundas creates the mood of summer as he presents Emilio Pucci’s Summer 2015 Collection. From floral lace dresses to embroidered dresses and bikinis, Pucci illustrates the art of using different materials that flow into a collection. The clothes represent the calm sensation of summer through the soothing colors, but the detailed workmanship show that summer is not all that lazy. Pieces that can be worn anywhere, Dundas’ “mix of casual and formal creates a breezy, but captivating look.” Emilio Pucci’s creative team answered a few questions about the hottest looks of the summer collection.
What theme was the creative team going for with the detailed white dresses and embroidered flowers?
The floral embroidered lace dress and poncho were inspired by a custom made wedding dress.
How did the creative team come up with the idea of a bikini top attached to a dress? What occasion do they picture a girl wearing this?
The inspiration came from seeing cool girls on the beach in bikinis and pareos. The idea was transformed into a floaty summer party dress.
Are the colors meant to create a vibe for the romper? The wide sleeves, v-neck and fitting shorts give a sort of unison to the romper that compliments the shape of the body; what look was the creative team going for?
The vibe was more 70′. The kaftan top was matched with the shorts to give a jumpsuit twinset effect. the tangerine orange was a really vibrant colors for the show collection.
What inspired the creative team to add studs, beads and embroidery to the neck of the dress? While the dress is short and fun, it is also long in the back and the colors give off a hot and cool vibe; so the dress can easily be worn during the day and at night. Did the creative team have this is in mind when the dress was designed?
Yes, the idea was to have day to night cool dresses. This one is inspired by sunset.
What inspired the creative team to create a net, beaded mini-dress? Are the colors of the beads meant to give off a certain vibe or portray a theme?
The net beading and the colours was inspired by 70’s crochet.