IPANEMA in Different Collections!!! for Spring - Summer '12
Manila, Philippines - The changing of fashion seasons is enough to keep most stylistas on their toes - literally.
So fashion - forward men and women, brace yourselves as Ipanema, the stylish Brazilian flip-flop brand, is once again showcasing its latest Resort Wear Collection for Spring-Summer 2012.
This year, Ipanema collaborated with five Filipino designers to create their own clothing design inspired by the collection.
The five Filipino designers:
Anthony Nocom- He has been designing men's wear since the 1980's for Ipanema Resort Wear Collection, he said that it is the kind that one would wear from dusk to evening at a resort for a night of partying. "The collection is not a regular t- shirt or tank top with board shorts, but more of a classic and dressier kind" using fabrics cotton, linens, silk blends, jersey knits and more, combined with a relaxed and cool attitude - one is surely dressed in luxe style for any high end resort, he look was inspired from the blood beach colors from the Ipanema surf Tomas Masc 11 and
"The colors of collections are neutrals- white, blue to black, with bright colors as accents, with Ipanema's collection for men to match the clothes is so perfect with my fashioncollection."
Catherine Cavilte- She was hailed as one of the "12 Young Designers To Watch Out For" by a local fashion magazine. She is the youngest of the bunch that were chosen to create a look inspired by an Ipanema flip -flop.
She said her designs for Ipanema's RWC complements spring/summer elegance that features earthy tones and animal prints mounted on plain silk satins. She said the Ipanema Appliques Ad and Ipanema classica envolvente can be easily paired with her flowy dresses that ladies can wear casually on beach or at dinner parties.
Dave Ocampo - his clothing designs feature a lot of tailored cuts, geometric shapes and figure. He said when designing, he considers class, glamour and elegance. He is drawn to Victorian and wall street fashion as well as corporate looks.
His contribution to the RWC 2012 highlights a more relaxed look with more skin and very light in terms of fabric, complementing the floral accents of the Ipanema
his collection celebrates the colors of summer and feminism to emphasize the silhouette of women.with that used spandex and stretch tool material with floral and circular prints combined with bright and vibrant colors that are very comfortable in terms of cuts designs. and with that, only footwear like Ipanema can match for collection of this season.
Lyle Ibanez - he was inspired from the Ipanema Ritmos 11 Ad a sling back flip-flops that was has flowers appliques and subtle geometric patterns.
Inspired by his numerous travels abroad, matched with his person style philosophy of always staying comfortable, he designs can be worn on the beach or on fabulous nights - outs.
"It's very structured, and yet still soft, he also went crazy with colors from pastels to bright, with lots of interesting silhouettes and rich fabric like silk dupione, chiffon and jerseys,
Raoul Ramirez - At last year's Spring- Summer fashion week Ramirez created a collection defined by foil safari prints. his garment were sweeping floor- length gowns with billowy ombre' trains and various close- necked jackets, square- leg shorts, vest, and trousers for men.
To check out the list of stores carrying the Ipanema Sprin- Summer collection '12 you may visit their website at www.ipanemaphils.com or like them o Facebook at www.facebook.com/IpanemaPhilippines.