Penned by Roman Kozak
Portuguese label Pedro Pedro presented its new women’s ss2017 collection in Milan and I sat front row at the show. It was my last catwalk show on the schedule, but my first time seeing the runway so close, so I was able to see every detail of each garment clearly.
The Pedro Pedro collection was like an adaptation from a scene in the David Lynch universe – imagine muted colors, jaunty knits and understated femininity circa Twin Peaks. The clothes moved lightly, the designs were of flowing silhouettes in an A line cut. The closing looks featured the stripes trend we’ve seen so much of and a few pieces I would define as “military-times-woman” inspired.
Deconstructed dresses showed the elegance of an uncompromising and sophisticated Pedro Pedro woman. There was a feminine sensuality even with the asymmetric shapes and contrasting textures. But contrasting elements was the idea of this collection – and I felt it while the models sailed past me at the finale, “floating” like butterflies with all their gracefulness…