November 11, 2015
By Marcellous L. Jones
Photos by Igor Fedoriv
Lviv, Ukraine – Ah! The genius of simplicity with a twist is alive and well in the new collection of Magdalena Orzel. The Spring/Summer 2016 collection is upbeat, contemporary and fun.
Orzel depends upon simple cuts and shapes. She makes them come to life with her use of prints which seem to have a kinetic energy of their own. She even manages to achieve this with her large pied de poule patterns, which she uses as prints too on the sheer fabrics. She has for the most part chosen her materials very well (i.e. cotton, sheers, silk, neoprene). She creates dresses that hit the knees, above the ankle trousers, round cut blouse-shirts. Her sheers include “SISTERHOOD” boldly emblazoned on the pieces like fierce battle cries.
Though this is a small collection, Magdalena Orzel makes sure that it is damn exciting!