December 8, 2015
By Marcellous L. Jones
Photos by Svetlana Braun
Novi Sad, Serbia – Slovenian designer Miro Misljen returns to the catwalks of Novi Sad with the presentation of a bold new collection. The Spring/Summer 2016 presentation sees him pushing further and further his research into the democracy of textures and cuts.
Misljen’s creative process is that of a laboratory. Like Vivienne Westwood and John Galliano, he defines his work through research of shape and motion. In this new out he works with silk, colors and lots of hand-ripped, unrefined edges. They are used to craft dress that appear simple in appearance. Yet they are far more complex when we subject them to the scrutiny of an experienced eye. The designer plays with them as he moves effortlessly from structured pieces to fluidity.
Misjlen combines the silks in unexpected ways with other materials such as corduroy, denim, knit and lace. The result is an unexpected urban garage cocktail. It is made more intoxicating thanks to his colors of indigo blue, gold, green, pink, chocolate, etc. And a great deal of them are presented with brilliantly flashy tones.