Givenchy Fall 2013 Ready-to-Wear Collection
by Melissa Tunstall
Givenchy manages to produce one of the most exciting shows year in and year out. The fall winter 2013 ready-to-wear collection was no different and did not disappoint. Innovative stylings and designs create a sense of wonderment, desire, and even lust. Ricardo Tisci proved that he is very much worth the three-year contract extension he received early this year with a collection that managed to suggest comfort whilst not losing the aesthetic appeal of fashion.
Looking at how the actual fabric and cloth can create a new shape, a new form, Tisci fused the grunge look with femininity. Black was used as a background but pops of autumnal tones, floral and even Bambi, yes, that Bambi, spruced up the collection and again transformed it from the 1990s grunge style of yesterday to a womanly and modern take on the trend.
Leather of course made an appearance, but the chiffon and silks stole the show as they pooled and swirled around the models. Skirts seemed longer than the mini-skirts that have been showing up on the runway and paired with blouses the look could have easily been matronly, boring—but not so with this collection. Tisci managed to make it sexy and wearable and desirable.