MILAN — Signaling a brand new path for the model, Elena Mirò has requested Alessandro Dell’Acqua to design a capsule assortment for fall 2021, which can be unveiled throughout Milan Fashion Week subsequent month.
Beneath Italy’s Miroglio Fashion umbrella, Elena Mirò is aimed toward ladies who don’t essentially match into mannequin sizes and Dell’Acqua relished the chance to design for actual clients. “I created the capsule considering of a wonderful girl who needs lovely garments, not when it comes to sizes,” stated Dell’Acqua. “I’m actually pleased with the outcomes, it was very attention-grabbing for me and I discovered a superb group of seamstresses to work with, all the things got here out precisely as I needed it.”
He admitted his shock when the Italian style group reached out to him, because the designer didn’t actually assume his garments would communicate to the Elena Mirò staff. However altering gears is exactly what the corporate is aiming for.
“We’re evolving the model, which over the previous years had moved away from style, and we’re working to revitalize its picture with high-end initiatives and extra collaborations,” stated model director Fabio Assecondi. “Elena Mirò has by no means been about extra, it’s informal stylish and timeless but up to date and I can’t consider a designer higher suited to begin its new course,” he stated of Dell’Acqua.
Assecondi enthused concerning the Dell’Acqua’s “interpretation of femininity, nice love of knitwear, which isn’t simple to seek out in a designer, and he’s Italian. That is additionally an necessary aspect, a strong place to begin, and we share a standard tradition. His designs come from the guts.”
“I all the time begin from the idea of self-confident magnificence, with the aim of conveying a exact identification that includes a powerful character,” provided Dell’Acqua. “Femininity and seduction are the core parts of my private interpretation of ready-to-wear.”
Named Alessandro Dell’Acqua x Elena Mirò, the capsule will comprise between 40 and 45 outfits and can be distributed on-line, in Elena Mirò shops and at its wholesale accounts, which embody El Corte Inglés, for instance. The corporate counts 100 shops in Italy and 10 in France and Russia.
“Will probably be the model’s jewel within the crown, with solely the most effective materials to characterize the label at its finest,” stated Assecondi, noting that pricing continues to be being fine-tuned.
Dell’Acqua declined to supply particulars concerning the assortment in the meanwhile.
The designer began his profession in 1995 with a knitwear line known as AA Milano, which later morphed into his signature line. After dropping using his title and inventive management of the model in 2009, he returned the next yr with N21, a premium up to date line named after his birthday on Dec. 21.
He was beforehand Rochas’ ladies’s put on inventive director. Throughout his six-year tenure, he up to date its couture heritage along with his signature mixture of glamorous embellishment and graphic tailoring, exhibiting his final assortment in February 2020.
Requested to touch upon the business’s elevated give attention to inclusivity and variety, Dell’Acqua, a longtime film buff and impressed by nice Italian actresses similar to Monica Vitti and Silvana Mangano, stated that working with Elena Mirò was “like being on a movie set, with lovely, actual ladies. I actually loved it.” He stated he’ll look into totally different sizes at N21 going ahead “and have extra freedom.”