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Christian Westphal Spring-Summer 2013 lookbook
Sun.09.12.2012
Categorized in  WOMEN > Emilie Ellehauge
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Christian Westphal Spring-Summer 2013 lookbookをご紹介いただきました。ありがとうございます。
原文のままで恐縮ですがコレクションのご解説をルックブックと共に掲載したいと思います。


Emilie Ellehauge for Christian Westphal Spring-Summer 2013 lookbook shot by Bo Johannsen © photo courtesy of Christian Westphal

Christian Westphal Spring-Summer 2013 lookbook


Christian Westphal has been caught by the fuzz. Whereas last two seasons was all about cut, the story for Summer 2013 is texture and lightning. To ensure that the focus is on the fabrics, the Danish-born designer zeroes in on a few uncomplicated, graphic silhouettes: over-the-knee skirts, nylon silk jackets, pants with cut-away waistband, and the signature shirts, some of them pumped up with away-from-the-neck volumes and bringing refined add-on plisses on collar and placket pieces.

On the other side of the spectrum, a fitted jacket comes whipped up from a weightless silk and metal blend. In the Westphal collection you´ll see a mix of minimalism, strong silhouettes and fresh accent colours that still defines the 2010´s, and this remains Westphal´s thing.

Westphal wants his clothes to be for the modern urban women and aside from an incongruously literal Vegas reference in a metal powder gold print on black silk, the almost-abstractions look like scatterings of city lights. Westphal wants to literalize the notion when he decorates one skirt and a blouse with melting gold to replicate the lights of a Vegas building by night. But the real inspiration is anything but pseudo-science.

There is a school of thought which says that mystery preserves the magic, but Westphal tries to understand that if you reveal the machinery, you can enhance the mystery. That's because you're throwing a spotlight on the intangibles of creativity. But the other message of the collection is man-made: a shrugged-off casualness, and because this isn´t particularly fashion, Westphal uses the counterbalance of hyper-fashion silhouettes from Italian and Spanish haute couture of the 1950´s, however simultaneously academic and seductive.




Photography  Bo Johannsen (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Print design  Sara Haraigue (Paris, France)
Model  Emilie Ellehauge @ Scoop Models (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Photo & info source/credit
All photos & infos courtesy of CHRISTIAN WESTPHAL | WWW.CHRISTIANWESTPHAL.COM, thank you so much.



























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Christian Westphal Spring/Summer 2011 Collection
Thu.04.11.2010
Categorized in  MEN > Albert Kraup
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Christian WestphalさんよりSpring/Summer 2011コレクションについてお知らせいただきました。
どうもありがとうございます。

ゆったりとリラックスした雰囲気と鮮やかな色合いのS/S 2011コレクションは彼の持つ斬新なスタイルはそのままに、秋冬シーズンよりもカジュアルなものとなっているようです。
Westphal氏は19世紀のアメリカ、特に荒涼としていた西部から想起して、ウォッシュされたコートやシワ加工されたパンツなどと共に日本にある岡山のデニム工場でダメージ加工を施したデニム、さらには「折り紙」を思わせるような独特の美しいジャケット・シャツを披露しています。
またジャージ素材とリボン風の紐の組み合わせは1966年の西部劇映画"The Good The Bad The Ugly"にインスパイアされたそうです。
デニム等の加工に用いられた未来的な技術と、天然の染料での染色や生地を再利用している試みに見る芸術的技巧とが融合され、"The nature-versus-man"のコンセプトが表現されたラインナップとなっているそうです。


Christian Westphal Official website | http://www.christianwestphal.com/
Christian Westphal Official blog | http://christianwestphalnews.blogspot.com/


Christian Westphal Spring/Summer 2011 Collection

CREDIT

PHOTOGRAPHY  Soren Starbird
MODEL  Albert Kraup @ Scoop Models (Mother agency, located at Copenhagen, Denmark)



























Photos & infos courtesy of Christian Westphal. Thank you so much.



モデルおたくの感想ですがアルバートさんうつくしいですな。
この方が何か身につけると磐石な感じというか、何を着ていても良い意味でイメージがブレない印象を受けます。

それと、5枚目を見ますと額に傷の痕があることに気付きました。
北欧のモデルさんて美麗な面にキズをお持ちの方が比較的よくいるような・・・。
偶然なのでしょうが、結構見るような気がするのでScar系美人というジャンルとして注目したいと思います。


Christian Westphal Autumn / Winter 2010 Previews Ph by Soren Starbird
Thu.25.03.2010
Categorized in  FASHION > 2010 F/W Men
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Christian Westphal Autumn/Winter 2010のプレビューをご紹介いただきました。ありがとうございます。

ティツィアーノとエル・グレコという偉大な画家の持つ美意識が表現されているとあって
プレビューの画像を拝見していても何か古典的な絵を見る時のような趣きを彷彿させます。



Christian Westphal AW 2010
Photography  Soren Starbird | www.starbird.dk
Model  Nicolai Haugaard





The Winter 2010 collection from Christian Westphal has a refined aesthetic with slashes of Renaissance heroes from the paintings of Tizian and El Greco.

The cuts, colours, silhouettes and attitude of the Italian Renaissance paintings is the inspiration for the Autumn Winter 2010 collection.
The look is a glamorous, dirty but quiet, modern Euro-boho, with an ongoing nod to armoured self confident kings and noblemen dressed in shiny black metal waistcoat, oversized shirts, small and neat collars and accessorized with heavy trims and huge scarfs. A style that contributes to dress with layer on layer, like the urban nomads we have become.

The AW10 collection is less ceremonial and more muted and monochromatic―though no less surreal―than the brightly colored Summer 2009 collection, but keeps the urban graphic look, in particular the architectural take on casual suiting. However the colour palette is essentially black and white with dashes of bottle green optimism, turquise crispiness and navy blue classicism.

A tweak here and there can elevate even the simplest outfits. Notice the crispy cotton poplin shirt with a neatly folded starched-looking collar on collar, the check patterned shirt with the collar that develops into an oversized scarf, or the casual blazer in knitted merino wool. Small moves like these separate you from the pack.

The jeans sharpen up for Winter 2010. Not that I am saying you should wear these hand-painted torn-and-frayed blue denim to the office, but it’s hard to go wrong wearing it when you’re off the clock. The denim collection also consists of raw black and washed blue jeans – all three are woven and stitched on the famed looms of Okayama, Japan.

It’s called attitude. Nothing finishes off an outfit better than a sharp dose of confidence. How else do grown men get away with wearing a plucked and beat up mink jacket over a hooded jersey top ? But we’re not talking hip-hop-bling-shake-the booty fur―we’re talking slim-cut, rock-guy getup biker jacket to be worn with dirty and oily boots with attitude.

The strategy is to modernize menswear, calibrating the millimeter of difference that separates a boring uniform from an innovative piece. Christian Westphal sees avant-garde as deconstruction, working to and from the human body and making pieces with a strong, modern look.




Christian Westphal Official site | www.christianwestphal.com


Previews from Christian Westphal AW 2010





























Photography  Soren Starbird | www.starbird.dk
Model  Unknown



Photos and texts courtesy + Many thanks to Christian Westphal


Jakob Wiechmannさんかと思いきやよく見ると違うモデルさんのようで。
ニコライさんも含めどちらもナイスキャスティングですね。


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