I love being introduced to new brands – I firmly believe in seeing different points of view which is why I love to travel. I had the pleasure of getting the Fall 2011 point of view of Piazza Sempione who presented Back Home: A Tale of Beauty and Poetry, a collection inspired by idea of rediscovering lost beauty such as a decadent abandoned mansion. The fall 2011 collection features a mix of diverse elements and Exposed seams and raw edges revert to the theme of decay, while also underscoring the casual approach to complex workmanship materials that have been re-assembled in a freshly urban, modern style.
The collection’s relaxed quality is typified by clothes that envelop the body with ease. A dress has a built-in scarf while fringed merino wool cardigans or vests wrap around the body. Layering is an important component, as seen on sliced wool cashmere coats, vests worn over jackets or a fil coupe ( a scratchy appearance like a worn divan) long sleeve jersey T built into a bustier dress.
Piazza Sempione delivers impeccably crafted clothing. These are items that can be added or subtracted naturally from one’s wardrobe and that a woman can make all her own.