In this season more than ever, the new designers are gaining the attention of the general public. But…it is never enough: this is why I’m glad to talk again of this young fashion talent and her current collection: Cristina Ruggiero FW 15-16.
This is the third collection from the 26 years old designer, the second produced and provided by LA.TE, the fashion company dedicated to the new talents of which I’ve talked you about some time ago (and that in the meantime has made incredible progresses).
Cristina was born in Bari in 1989 and there she studied industrial modelling and women stylist, to then finish her academic course with a master in Fashion Womenswear at the Marangoni’s Institute of Milan.
She starts her working career as an assistant designer in Frankie Morello’s studio and then she work for Etro as a graphic. On September 2012, VogueTalents lists her name as one of the 180 new interesting designers and then the famous website NOT JUST A LABEL includes her as one of the new young talented designers.
In 2013, she presents her first personal collection during the “White” and on September 2014 she moves to Berlin to begin a new working experience in AUGUSTIN TEBUL’s team, winner of the Woolmark Prize 2014.
In these images you can find the lookbook of her fall-winter collection 2015-16, inspired by the underground atmospheres of London and Berlin. From the stranded bustier and top, the asymmetric skirts with a tear, the leggings and slacks to the outwear: in this capsule collection there’s a declaration of personality and style as well developed as the words that the stylist choose to describe it.
This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow,
as the night the day. Thou canst not then be false to anyone.
Shakespeare [Amleto, I, III,vv. 78-80]
Now Cristina is back to Milan to focus on her homonymous brand Cristina Ruggiero: mark the name and keep following me because in spring we will hear of her for sure!
Translated by Martina Basile
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