Rawan Maki Design House

brand


SS18 FLOURISH

Rawan Maki


Words By Kate Farley

Amalgamating her background in environmental engineering with contemporary fashion design, Rawan Maki hones her craft in London and advocates sustainable style, creating each garment as a “system”, aesthetically and additionally in connection with zero-waste design ideologies.

Achieving zero-waste patterns, Maki conscientiously employs organic fabrications as well as ecological footwear, wherein her fall/winter 2017 debut she used Bhava Studio and Po-Zu footwear amid her spring/summer 2018 collection, a sustainable label who creates leather extracted from pineapples in collaboration with Pinatex.

As an extension from last seasons “Waves of the Future” line, where the designs and textures were collectively revolutionary and nostalgic, Rawan Maki’s SS18 collection, entitled “FLOURISH: FLOWERS IN OUTER SPACE” encapsulates tumbling “river” sleeves, tailored albeit voluminous bows, vivid linens, and an “envelope” dress that arrives modern and bespoke, which is reminiscent of Balenciaga’s envelope dress masterwork.

With inspiration from the influence of nature to overcome, Rawan describes “FLOURISH: FLOWERS IN OUTER SPACE” as “flourishing is part of the human state, and many times we need to go through elongated periods of dynamic equilibrium – which are periods where you feel like you are running in place, but in reality a lot is happening- to achieve a higher state. Or in other words, to flourish.” Visually discovering inspiration from the workings of artists Azuma Makoto and Nguyen The Hung, the upcoming designer was aesthetically intrigued by their floral delineation seen amid aboriginal or abstract locales.

rawanmaki.com


Credits


Shoot: “FLOURISH: ME before midnight” by Rawan Maki Design House
Designer: Rawan Maki
Photography: Bannie Park
Photography Assistant: Stacy Chau
Set and Styling: Aileen Lee
Model: Casie Wideman




ALL
EDITORIAL
DESIGNERS
FASHION NERDS
EMERGING
EDITORIALalt= link="false href="# title= target=cs_column fade="false fade_animation="in fade_animation_offset="45pxcs_column fade="false fade_animation="in fade_animation_offset="45px fade_duration="750fade="false fade_animation="in fade_animation_offset="45px fade_duration="750fade="false fade_animation="in fade_animation_offset="45px fade_duration="750 type="1/2href="# title= target= info="none info_place="toplink="false href="# title= target= info="noneparallax="false separator_top_type="none separator_top_height="50px separator_top_inset="0pxparallax="false separator_top_type="none separator_top_height="50px separator_top_inset="0px separator_top_angle_point="50separator_bottom_type="none separator_bottom_height="50px separator_bottom_inset="0px separator_bottom_angle_point="50separator_top_angle_point="50 separator_bottom_type="none separator_bottom_height="50px separator_bottom_inset="0pxseparator_top_angle_point="50 separator_bottom_type="none separator_bottom_height="50px separator_bottom_inset="0px separator_bottom_angle_point="50separator_top_height="50px separator_top_inset="0px separator_top_angle_point="50 separator_bottom_type="noneseparator_top_height="50px separator_top_inset="0px separator_top_angle_point="50 separator_bottom_type="none separator_bottom_height="50pxseparator_top_inset="0px separator_top_angle_point="50 separator_bottom_type="none separator_bottom_height="50pxseparator_top_inset="0px separator_top_angle_point="50 separator_bottom_type="none separator_bottom_height="50px separator_bottom_inset="0pxseparator_top_type="none separator_top_height="50px separator_top_inset="0px separator_top_angle_point="50separator_top_type="none separator_top_height="50px separator_top_inset="0px separator_top_angle_point="50 separator_bottom_type="nonetarget= info="none info_place="top info_trigger="hover info_content=title= target= info="none info_place="top info_trigger="hover

Love Tapes

EDITORIAL2020aprilassistantchoodressearringsearrings simonearrings simon harrisonharrisonjimmyjimmy chooquinnrichardrichard quinnshoesshoes jimmyshoes jimmy choosimonsimon harrisonstylist

MAXIMALISM

EDITORIAL2020coatdressdriesdries vandries van notenearringsisabelisabel marantlongchamplouis vuittonmarantmarchnotenpradasandalsshoestrousersvanvan noten

Warm Strength

EDITORIALblack vinyl finishblack vinyl finish trenchblack vinyl finish trench coatfaux furfaux fur leopard jacketfaux fur leopard jacket frenchfaux fur zebra jacketfaux fur zebra jacket versacefinish trench coatfinish trench coat burberryfur leopard jacket french connectionfur zebra jacket versacejacket calvin kleinleather jacket tripp nycsilver jacket calvin kleintrench coat burberryturtleneck loro pianovinyl finish trenchvinyl finish trench coatvinyl finish trench coat burberry

By the Grace

Load More (377)