Fashion duo Fred Farrow and Britt Avelon Tan presented their S/S’14 collection ‘All you need are Fresh White Nickers and a Towel’ yesterday. We attended this short show which had about 13 looks. They forgot a dress in Paris, where they live, but still managed to get their ideas across. We, at Mimi Berlin always like it when our minds are forced to drift off into a world we don’t know. That happened while watching the clothes (and shoes) designed by FredFarrowBrittAvelonTan.
Main fabric for this collection is terrycloth and broderie anglaise. They mostly tailored the terrycloth, the broderie was used for underwear kind of shapes. In the press release it said “Inspired by the ritual life of the American Indians, they include all facets of natural and human life.” Like the native Americans would have done they made this collection look like it was made of anything the designers could find in their own environment. For instance, they developed garments by knotting all kinds of fabrics together, made prints looking like ink stains and used “glass” slippers with heels in the shape of stones.