Splash 'Into the Wild'

Win­ter ’16 fash­ion show at Fash­ion For­ward Dubai

Kuwait Times - - LIFESTYLE -

Fash­ion ex­plores the wild side of the ur­ban life­style this win­ter. It's fas­ci­nat­ing to know that within the ur­ban land­scape that we live in ex­ists dif­fer­ent peo­ple who rep­re­sent var­ied as­pects of fash­ion. This sea­son the re­cently con­cluded Splash 'Into The Wild' show ex­plored var­i­ous trends that re­ally cap­tured the essence of the ur­ban jun­gle dweller.

A high­light event at Fash­ion For­ward Dubai, Sea­son 8, the Splash run­way was re­plete with artis­tic tree in­stal­la­tions and all black back­ground which set the mood for the in­com­ing sea­son. Keep­ing it in sync with the band's true style, the show was fol­lowed by an after-party.

The dom­i­nant trends fea­tured at Win­ter '16 fash­ion Show for women were: Global Trav­eler- the 70's vibe is strong with long lines in rich spice tones like bur­gundy, burnt orange and teal. Be a glam­orous no­mad in pieces that high­light folk­lore and hand crafted prints in suede and patch­work fab­rics. Mix & Mix - Print on print in sporty el­e­ments is the all new rage and this trend is not for the weak- hearted. Think bright hues, mix and matched bold prints with em­bel­lished and very luxe de­tails. Bombers jack­ets and pinafore are the key pieces in the line. Stu­dio 54- The name says it all! All glam and fab­u­lous dressed in se­quins and shim­mer. This trip down mem­ory lane will leave of nos­tal­gic of this roar­ing era and the disco age. Me­tallics and shiny fab­rics will rule the col­lec­tion. All Black col­lec­tion - The grunge in­spired col­lec­tion has an ar­ray of fab­rics to ex­per­i­ment with. You will find leather, satin, silk geor­gette and span­dex in key pieces like jack­ets, skirts, dresses and shirts.

The dom­i­nant trends fea­tured at Win­ter '16 fash­ion Show for men were: Anti-fash­ion + fu­ture util­ity- As the name sug­gests this trend leans to­wards Norm­core, clean lines and tone on tone looks for a more func­tional and prac­ti­cal ap­proach to fash­ion. Over­sized sil­hou­ettes, drop shoul­der pieces are key in earthy tones like sand, black and olive. Tough 90's- This trend is DIY at its best. Flaunt your per­sonal style and cre­ate pieces that is es­sen­tially you! Busted knee den­ims, DIY tracker jack­ets and tar­tan shirts are your sta­ples which can be high­lighted with grunge el­e­ments. Stu­dio 54- This range is for the very dap­per man who can carry of plush fab­rics with Èlan. Clean and so­phis­ti­cated, the range is all about the glam­our from the era and not ex­actly OTT. Out­er­wear is print heavy and luxe fab­rics in key pieces like po­los and blaz­ers.

The col­lec­tion pre­sented on the run­way will be avail­able across all Splash stores in Cen­tre­point at Splash -The Av­enues, Phase II and at Salam Mall- Salmiya.

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