April 18, 2015
By Marcellous L. Jones
Photos courtesy of Mike van der ent Passerrella
Lodz, Poland – The honor of officially opening the 12th edition of the Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland goes to award winning designer Dawid Tomaszewski. The Germany based fashion star lived up to all the high expectations that had been places upon his shoulders thanks to this wonderful retrospective of his work.
Today we see Tomaszewski in the role of a couturier more so than in that of a designer. We see him working with draping in the old tradition of the masters like Emanuel Ungaro. He has put on display for us silk in extremely feminine silhouettes that are defined by their relentless femininity.
He calls upon sparkling crochets, muslin, feathers, style and chic to create varied silhouettes that are held skillfully together by his talent. In daywear we find his jumpsuits with 3/4 sleeves, pants ensembles with large trousers and billowy cut voluminous sleeves in the blouses.
Yes it is true that there are some odd shapes in the collection such as the off white crochet top worn with the muslin skirt. It has no sleeves and is finished with lots of crocheted balls and crystals. However, many may take from this retrospective for editorials.
The great thing about the couturier’s work is that in spite of some pieces being designed for daywear, they can also easily transition into evening. He spoils us ROTTEN with divine gowns, cocktail dresses and nighttime pantsuits.
Seeing Tomaszewski’s work honored in such a way helps the world to see what an amazing and gifted talent he truly is. However, one can also see that to be able to own a few pieces, you certainly have to be in a well-to-do or better socio-economic position too. Bravo! Bravo! Bravo!