MORECCO LISBOA WAS PLEASED TO PRESENT, FOR AUTUMN/WINTER 2016, IT’S FIRST FULL COLLECTION OF GARMENTS, AS A CONTINUATION OF FOUNDATIONS LAID IN THE PREVIOUS SEASON’S ENDEAVOURS . 

THIS COLLECTION IS A A CELEBRATION OF COLOURS, TEXTURES AND MATERIALS, BUILDING UPON THE WORK AND KNOW HOW GAINED OVER THE PAST YEARS. VOYAGES THROUGH TURKEY, MOROCCO AND KOREAN CINEMA, WERE ALL PART OF THE CREATIVE PROCESS BEHIND THIS SEASON, WITH DETAILS OF THE TOPKAPI PALACE IN ISTANBUL AND LAYERS OF THE JACKETS OF THE KOREAN ROYAL COURT ALL PRESENT, AMONGST MANY OTHER IDEAS, TO THE SOUND OF THE EVER PRESENT GLAMOUR OF THE NIGHTCLUBS IN NEW YORK AND PARIS IN THE 70S.

CRAFTSMANSHIP, ALWAYS A COMPULSION IN THE BRAND’S WORK, HAS BEEN FURTHER EXPLORED AND DEVELOPED, WITH HAND STITCHED EMBROIDERY, TRADITIONAL ARTISTRY AND MANUFACTURE USED WHEREVER POSSIBLE. THIS COLLECTION ALSO FEATURES RE USED ANTIQUE CHINESE AND JAPANESE FABRIC PANELS, THE FRINGING AND SILKS EVOKING THE UNABASHED HEDONISM OF THE NIGHTCLUB.

PREVIOUS COLLECTIONS HAVE BEEN REPRESENTED IN SHOWROOMS IN LONDON, HAVING BEEN FEATURED IN MANY INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS WORLDWIDE, AND ALSO IN MUSIC VIDEOS PERFORMANCES BY CELEBRITIES AND OTHER ARTISTS.

HECATE’S TRIO, A FILM CREATED WITH THE BRANDS STRONG NETWORK OF COLLABORATORS AND SUPPORTERS, WAS FEATURED AND A FINALIST OF THE A SHADED VIEW ON FASHION FILM FESTIVAL IN PARIS, AND ALSO IN THE ACCEPTED FOR THE SHOWSTUDIO FASHION FILM AWARD.

“IN THE SEVENTIES AND EIGHTIES WE ALL HAD OUR FUN, AND NOW AND THEN WE WENT REALLY TOO FAR. BUT, ULTIMATELY, IT REQUIRED A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF CLEAR THINKING, A LOT OF HARD WORK AND GOOD MAKE-UP TO BE ACCEPTED (…)” - GRACE JONES

 

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