Colombian Fashion Designer Adriana Santacruz is pleased to announce that she will be showcasing her 2013 Fall/Winter Collection at Vancouver Fashion Week. Adriana’s fashion show will take place at the Chinese Cultural Centre, 50 East Pender Street in Vancouver on Saturday evening, March 23rd at 7:00 PM.
Adriana is a woman full on energy and conviction with herself, proud to be a Colombian, with a very big responsibility and mission to bring social welfare within happiness for the people. Her first stages as an artist took place in 1999, focusing in the ancestral indigenous culture of “Los Pastos”, found still now days in the south- East of Colombia. This great artisanal work with their magical hands the art of the four rustic sticks: “The Loom”, which reunites cultural elements and sewing techniques.
“We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring… Will be to arrive where we started. And, know the place for the first time.” T. S. Eliot.
Speaking of free speech is like a flash of lightning illuminating the sky – So a gleam inspired this collection.
Each garment is an artistic composition achieved only through language and fabric affinity. This collection is a reflection of Adriana Santacruz´s identity, which plays between simplicity and complexity, evolving visual patterns that break paradigms in the art of dressing.
A collection with Chinese influence, of handmade fabrics in horizontal and vertical loom with brocade and intervened with ikat and dyeing mooring techniques, performed by indigenous southern Colombia and Ecuador.
Regarding colors, this collection is a blurring rainbow with black and brown, characteristics of the Fall/Winter season. Due to the professional technic of horizontal and vertical loom with brocade, it can be achieved an exquisite mixture of colors. Some pieces of the collection are to be completed with denim; a black and a brown line are perfectly combined with a brick colored cover. This combination creates balanced silhouettes, which give as a result unique and original clothe to wear.
To compliment the “look”; flats and heels in different fabrics such as Chinese fabrics and handmade fabrics design by the Colombian brand Lobo Rosa. This collection has Lycra bodies as a basic for each “look” design by Suki Cohen. In support of prostate cancer fighting campaign Movember, to compliment the look a gleaming, minimalist double finger ring, in stunning gold finish features a cool moustache.
All of the garments constitute a piece of art in the way to dress; they could be worn as an everyday or even special occasion, it just really depends on the style the person who´s wearing it. A majestic show that will be showcasing Adriana Santacruz Fall/Winter 2013 collection will take place on March 23rd at 7:00 pm at the Chinese Cultural Centre at 50 East Pender Street in Chinatown, Vancouver during Vancouver Fashion Week.
Adriana will be in Vancouver from March 18th to March 26th and will be available for interviews and photos upon request. Adriana is interested in establishing relationship and opening accounts with fashion boutiques across Canada.
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