The SARAWONG collection is inspired by the floral world and in particular for the decoration of her clothes the designer choosed the elegance and the sophistication of the Camelia. It is a flower filled with significance, an expression of perfection and excellence which represents perfect beauty, grace and eternal love.
The Camellia comes from the East, which is where first attentions to this particular poetic plant has developed, which heralds the arrival of the spring season. The peculiarity of this flower is in fact the flowering, which occurs usually in winter, a characteristic that has always attracted Chinese writers and artists since the Song dynasty (960-1279).
For the summer season Sara Wong expressed her passion for art and created her new collection inspired by one of the most famous paintings of the time, “Camelia and Snow” of well-known painter Lin Chun, representing the contraposition of white snow, red and green flowers on a folding fan.
An extraordinary timeless work recognized all over the world that conveys an intense sense of strength, serenity and rebirth. For this collection Sara Wong played with overlays and transparency by mixing fabrics which include velvets and jacquards embellished with French stitch embroidery.
The color palette contains pastel shades of pinks, blues and greens combined with brown. The Camelia is the protagonist of kimono jackets, hoods and long skirts as well as shorts and tops for a romantic and feminine woman who is at the same time strong and decisive, just like the Camelia flower that even during its withering process, remains resistant.
The SS23 collection by Sara Wong was presented on Wednesday 21st of September at the Circolo Filologico Milanese which, for the occasion was transformed into a garden of giant flowers which were hand-made by the artist Faby-Hana, who utilized molded and hypoallergenic resistant materials such as fommy and Isolon for a brilliant effect and rippled paper to adorn the creations with a touch of romanticism.
All images courtesy of Sara Wong
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