WtR takes inspiration for the AW1819 Collection from the lavish city of St. Petersburg, the second largest city in Russia after Moscow.
With more than two hundred museums, many of them inside historic buildings, St Petersburg it is known because of their culture, architecture, art, Russian opera and ballet production. A city that has inspired and nurtured some of today’s greatest modern thinkers in the arts field.
With its magnificent and uniquearchitecture, the city was built to captivate the sheer grandeur of its presence, and the history it has to offer has inspired decadent silhouettes and sharp cuts that flow gracefully through this collection of timeless pieces.
St Petersburg is a city full of colours and incredible details. The colour palette of this collection is artistic and deep - orchestrated by the colour palette of Marc Chagall. Brown tones, deep green, amber and taupe, remembering the architecture of the city. The warm tones of reds and brighter colours such as purple and green all of which is accented with a shiny gold, similar to the details of the buildings.
Without forgetting the colours black and white that will give a sophisticated and timeless option to the customer with the ability to easily slot into any pre-existing wardrobe. The mood of this collection is like a masterpiece of art; mysterious and extravagant whilst featuring different shapes and stunning combinations. The pieces are classic yet opulent - expressed through details, volume, tactility and immaculate workmanship. The use of luxurious fabrics such as silk taffeta and velvet lends richness and movement to our hero pieces.
Silhouettes are elongated with emphasis on the female form creating shape through accentuating waists with belts or high waisted garments, strong shoulders with pleated details and voluminous sleeves with each design-element strengthened by the well fitted garments. Pieces finished with golden jacquard, volume and movement.
The collection features casual structure, flare, looseness and comfortable fits that create styles that are easily suited for women of all sizes. This is truly a collection based on modern shapes and strong colours that you can combine with formal or informal items.
Feel the St. Petersburg aura in this sophisticated collection with importance on details and luxurious materials. Complement your St.Petersburg inspired look with metallic shoes and bags from our AW18-19 collection.