This is the second part of the blog post from the Taste of Peru event. Everything was so good on that day that it well deserves 2 blog posts. And Carlos Vigil has to have one for him alone!. He is the other designer showcasing his amazing work at the catwalk in Madinat Jumeirah.
Carlos has been working in fashion for over 28 years. He is into Haute Couture and Pret a Porter. I got amazed by the details of the dresses, having used ribbon to criss cross over the silks and chiffons giving shape and definition with its intrincacy.. and all of it it is done by hand. I dont think there is any other way in this case. Simply beautiful!! He used colours I love ( purples, blues…) and to close the runway, a delicate bridal gown.
The name of the collection says it all – Metropolis- and it is inspired by the sky-scrapers of big cities and modern architecture. The patterns created by the criss cross and the embroidery definitely remind me of towers (just today I was in JBR and I was seeing dresses in every tower, lol).
The silhouttes are very sensual and feminine and it is not a surprise that between his clientele you can find all sort of celebrities, peruvian and international.
What I learnt in the press kit is that the Atelier is still a family business run by him and his three daughters : Cinthia, Lisseth and Vanessa, each of them specialised in one creative area (no accountants in this family!).
I have put together the pics of the catalogue. You can enjoy mine on the Facebook page.
Go, check, like and share at your will!
More info on Carlos
www.carlosvigil.com.pe and in his Facebook page.