Modline 2010 Spring / Summer Show Features Flora and Fauna, Red Jade, Nicole Bridger, Hawks Ave, Hardihood, Dope.Girl.Fresh and Killa
With a focus on lady-like grace and sexy confidence, the range from Red Jade included: sheer tops, high waisted tailored ¾ length Capri pants and skirts, off the shoulder and boat neck line tops with ballooned sleeves, a black, gray and sheer gold maxi dress of Japanese inspiration, a harem A-line body jumpsuit in latte coloured cotton and a double-breasted pea coat in white with large black buttons and a sweetheart neckline.
The colour palate was predominantly black and white with hints of vibrant yellow designed for the sophisticated woman with edge ready to embrace those hazy summer days and nights.
Nicole Bridger’s vision for the sundrenched season was loose fitted and simple made for the heat.
A new mother at the time of the collection’s conception Nicole says “Every season I get my inspiration from life lessons that I am learning at the time.”
Accessible, made for comfort and versatility Nicole Bridger featured sack dresses and free space, perfect for the hot weather when you want to feel airy and at one with the world.
The image and understanding was captured as the models walked, the gowns streaming behind them creating the front outline masterfully shaped from the square cut neckline and string of buttons down to below the bust in dusty violet and charcoal selections.
The line also featured linen sundresses and Capri pants ruched at the waist, loose draping shrugs and peasant tops, cowl necked ¾ length sleeved tops and drapery in golden browns, olive greens, ash greys, dusty rose, caramel, coffee, greyish mauves, wheat, icy blue, bright blue, charcoal and khakis tones.
The collection was influenced by “the importance of community, whatever that might be for any particular person” and focused on experimental nips and tucks, pleats and drapes to construct new breezy silhouettes.
However, if “she’ll be all night long” then move over and watch out for the explosion of bright colour Hawks Ave brings to the summer months.
When the model walked out to the classic rock beat of Acca-Dacca (ACDC) in a bright magenta off the shoulder crop-top titled “the rocker’s girlfriend,” a pair of tight ass ¾ length leggings, fluro pink shades and studded belt the air irrupted with wolf-whistles.
A fusion of biker meets 80s lethal sex appeal with Native American inspired artwork of bear prints, pistols and hawk and stag skulls. The blocks of colour with interesting angles and the artistic detail turned heads toward the limited edition “only 50 pieces made of each style” Hunter Trapper collection.
Bringing the street beats to the runway were the contemporary graphics of Hardihood’s casual line of tee’s and jackets.