The call from Cacharel for Fall/Winter
2015/2016 is a simple one, one that we’re all too familiar with. Simple forms
were infused with prints and made proper with fluid fabrics. At the same time, graphic
imagery was stripped away, leaving a feminine and relaxed silhouette in its
A modern lens of youthful exuberance
reigned supreme here, where prints and solids sat alongside a light-hearted
colour palette. No matter the season, the mood with Cacharel is always a
The prints used were commendable. An
artist’s canvas was the inspiration. At the beginning, random art stokes of
abstract form decorated the canvas. These blotches were then blown up and
emblazoned like a masterpiece on a streamlined dress. The artwork was exquisite
and the print, one-of-a-kind.
As the artist progressed, zen turned to
zeal and the canvas was ripped apart with fervour. The tool of destruction: the
reverse end of the paintbrush. When the artist was done, so was the print.
Prints aside, the Cacharel solids on
display were equally apt. Navy solids were paired immaculately with cool colour
bases while white served as a fitting canvas to the parade of art-inspired
The Cacharel girl was in her element. Her
wardrobe was carefree, light-hearted, and full of contemporary grace. Minimalist
shapes were easily elevated by prints and textures that were perfect complements
to easy-to-match separates. They were just that easy to slip on.