• A.W.A.K.E. Mode RTW Fall 2020

    1 month ago - By WWD

    There were plenty of references in Natalia Alaverdian's mind while conceiving this collection: “a little bit of aerobics, but with a Soviet spin, sci-fi... touches of Eighties, Seventies and Sixties that at the end all blend in,” she mentioned along with cinematic influences ranging from Ridley Scott's “Alien” to Wes Anderson's “The Royal Tenenbaums.” It's no easy task to balance such a spectrum, and Alaverdian fell in the the trap of overdoing it.
    The extensive lineup kicked off with her signature sharp, deconstructed tailoring and pleated structures. Zebra patterns and sequins popping up...
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  • A.W.A.K.E Mode: Ready-to-wear AW20

    A.W.A.K.E Mode: Ready-to-wear AW20

    1 month ago - By 10 magazine

    We know the Oscars have been and gone but it's time to turn your attention to a brand-spanking-new feature-length. In the director's chair is Natalia Alaverdian, forming her latest A.W.A.K.E Mode collection around an imaginable film plot based on a “soviet aerobics class sent to space.” Quite the concept, don't you think?
    With the opening credits soundtracked to Joy Division's Atmosphere, futuristic cuts meshed with deconstructed tailoring techniques to envision a wardrobe that could easily be flaunted in a galaxy far away. From the holographic body-con that ran across the torso and over...
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