Rodarte Spring Summer 2011
This collection is a very personal one to the Mulleavy sisters. Looking back at their past, where they grew up and documenting it in garment form. The wood prints reminiscent of the trees and furniture, blue and white florals similar to those found on olden painted china and porcelain. There was also a contrast between harsh and soft, powerful wood prints on delicate silks against embossed chunky leathers. There was also a huge organic feel to this collection, through the colour palette and subtle natural, subtle textures on the fabrics. The layering of the garments also worked extremely well, and the sisters showcased some extremely intricate cuts and new shapes. I have grown really fond of this collection recently and the message behind the collection is a lovely one.