PORTS 1961 AW2016/17 Women Collection with Creative Director Natasa Cagalj delivered her first solo runway and went back to when she was a student in the 80's and 90's, and identifying who she was. The collection is about tailoring, down to earth, practical yet something gentle and poetic.
Inspirations, silhouette and details are based on Cut. Paste. Layer. Frame. Encase. Slice. Slash. Fold.
Hang. Pack. Remove. Add.
Organza. Cotton. Silk. Wool.
Repeat. Re-evaluate. Real.
“Instead of forever hovering above I'd like to feel a weight grow in me to end the infinity and to tie me to earth. I'd like, at each step, each gust of wind, to be able to say "Now.“ Now and now” and no longer “forever” and "for eternity." - Damiel.