LONDON – Emirati designer Ahmed Khyeli offered his Spring Summer time 2020 assortment, ‘The Age of Innocence’ to crowds at London Style Week on Friday (13 September).
Chatting with Yahoo Way of life Singapore, the London-based designer mentioned the entire assortment was about “rising up, from the time you had been born, you’ve gotten desires, hopes and also you’re untouched by the world however in a while in time, you’re layered with concepts that had been instilled by society, even by individuals who love you due to the best way we had been programmed. We see all of that within the layers, embedded within the crystals to symbolise your inside mild and glow. There are additionally clothes, which you’ll consider them as ‘darkish angels’ as a result of while you hit puberty, that’s while you first face your inside demons and also you’re preventing the system. You’ll be able to see that with the embellished snake wrapped across the collar of a gown.”
When requested if he has a muse as his inspiration, Ahmed calls on his shut pals as his muses, stating that he loves robust, opinionated ladies who’re easy, and never making an attempt too laborious. “I really like an attractive, huge robe on a lady. The wearer must be the one who attracts the eye,” Ahmed added. His designs have been worn by followers like Girl Gaga, Kylie Jenner and Kiki Layne.
Whereas there aren’t any presence of the Khyeli model in Singapore but, Ahmed mentioned he’s in discussions with just a few events: “We’re nonetheless being found by followers within the area; we’re quiet with our work as I quite have folks come upon our work, the place they might really feel one thing particular, the publicity to one thing luxurious. That’s how our shoppers have grown round us.”
His Spring Summer time 2020 assortment seems to be nearly nymph-like, utilizing cloth that’s earthy impartial tones. Sequinned nude dresses attracts out sensuality and style, whereas tulle robes command fearlessness. With a mild choir music taking part in within the background, and a mannequin gently stirring notes on a violin, it was nearly like watching a big portray come to life.