The brand new collaborative assortment from Desigual and Spanish designer María Escoté is all about spreading the love. Utilising good color, references to Japanese aesthetics, playful silhouettes and extra, Desigual x María Escoté is a judgement-free exploration of every part that makes being alive such an exquisite factor to be.
Floral and animal prints abound, enjoying atop each stylish oversize shapes and tight female suits — each bit effortlessly mixing a road informal look with stylish modernity. With its range of kinds and the addition of unisex clothes, Desigual x María Escoté is actually designed with everybody in thoughts.
María Escoté stresses that this assortment is about uniqueness, each of the clothes and people who put on them. “Horny Planet speaks of range, of a planet of various folks,” she begins. “It speaks of distinction as identification, of the magic of feeling completely different, of interracial procreation, of combination, and invitations us to exit and reconquer this planet.”
To welcome us to this aforementioned “Horny Planet”, María Escoté and Desigual have invited a group of gifted and empowered ladies to share the gathering’s themes of empowerment, peace, shallowness, identification, love and extra via their very own expertise. These ladies embrace Ilona “Cicciolina” Staller, Lea T, Carla Díaz, Bikôkô and María Escoté herself — every one a succesful storyteller whose view of the world helps compose the spirit of the gathering.
“One thing that has been making me very glad these previous few years is seeing how in my occupation, on this business, I’m more and more surrounded by groups made up of ladies. How we succeed within the work we do, the campaigns, the productions… The groups are full of ladies. And that’s what excites me most,” María Escoté shares. In spite of everything, she reminds us, “To make this planet even sexier, we’d like freedom and respect.”
First on our listing of protagonists is Cicciolina — an icon of free love. Cicciolina is thought world wide for her work as a mannequin, grownup movie star and politician as a part of the Partido Radical within the Italian parliament. For this assortment, she delivers an anti-war message — maybe not a shock given the memorable in her previous when she supplied to have intercourse with Saddam Hussein to place an finish to the Gulf Warfare.
“I went to the embassy they usually had been all asking… ‘Why?’ I expressed my need as a result of I imagine in common love and I’m in opposition to battle. That’s important to me. I’m in opposition to battle, in opposition to restrictions…” Cicciolina remembers. “I’m for love, love between all peoples, between people. Individuals should not hate one another, folks want to like one another.”
Our subsequent protagonist is Carla Díaz. Díaz epitomises what it means to be a free spirit; she is a profitable actor who enjoys portray, enjoying guitar, ballet and flamenco dancing. While she’s a severe expertise and star, she doesn’t let the celebrity or acclaim get to her head, selecting as an alternative to maneuver to the beat of her personal drum.
“I believe it’s essential to look inwards usually, to deal with your self properly and to take heed to your self intently,” she instructs. “Having good shallowness and feeling comfy in your personal pores and skin is what brings you happiness… That is what helps me to handle all this craziness — If you happen to’re pleased with your self, really feel comfy in your personal pores and skin and your shallowness is wholesome and also you’re glad… you’ll discover happiness wherever. And that’s the important thing. It’s not a lot about skilled success, however reaching private success.”
Additionally becoming a member of the celebration is Lea T. Lea is a real trailblazer: in 2010, she grew to become the primary transgender mannequin to be the face of a world marketing campaign, following that feat up in 2016 by being the primary transgender particular person to be a flag bearer for a rustic on the 2016 Olympic Video games. She has many firsts to her title, however she doesn’t wish to be outlined by her labels.
“I’m a part of a group, however I’m not a label. Earlier than I say I’m a trans lady, I say I’m a black lady, an indigenous lady,” she says. “We should concentrate and keep away from universalising teams and leaving people apart. I’m not only one factor, I’m 1000’s of issues… My story is about so many issues!… We should deal with residing on a planet with numerous folks, numerous realities, with essential considering,” she concludes.
Our closing information via this Horny Planet is Bikôkô. The singer Bikôkô takes in a globe’s price of influences: R&B, soul, African sounds from the West of the continent and extra mix to create stunning, private items. Her spirit and vary of inspirations makes her an ideal match for this collaboration — even when attending to the purpose the place she was comfy sharing this spirit took a while.
“There have been issues I didn’t do out of worry, particularly as an adolescent,” she remembers. Now, Bikôkô feels comfy to “glide”, concluding that “If you happen to cease being afraid to like, to be your self, others will love you again.”
Working collectively, these unbelievable ladies inform the story of a unbelievable collaboration. With stunning color and a variety of seems to be, the Desigual x María Escoté assortment is a superb collection with tales to inform. Discover the total assortment now.