Why Mattijs Bergen is Making Waves within the World of Vogue


Mattijs Bergen first got here to many peoples consideration at London Vogue Week in September 2008, when he offered his spring / summer time assortment in all it's brilliant metallic glory. Mattijs's voluminous shapes screw up putting mixtures what with their palette of contrasting brilliant and impartial tones, shiny metallic's and matt chiffons. Maybe it was no shock given the designer hails from the identical artwork school as conceptual style designers Viktor and Rolf however nonetheless it was nice to witness.

The incredible mixtures of grey with metallic burnt orange, mint inexperienced with fuchsia pink, and vivid metallic gold with slate grey washed out denim have been all stunning to behold. Mattijs's assortment was chock stuffed with pleats and gathers paired with slim pencil skirts and thin denim. These mixtures made for a particularly wearable separates assortment.

The Mattijs assortment was described within the Vogue Week brochure as 'a collage in types, cloth and colours and all feels such as you simply opened a wondrous jewel field …'. It stand out for utilizing Zijder pure silks, Swarovski crystals and Lyria textiles.

The varsity of an awesome designer

After finishing his research on the Artez Hoge College in Arnhem, Mattijs Van Bergen determined to hone his craft on the distinguished MA Vogue Womens put on course at Central St Martins School of Artwork's in London, the place his remaining assortment went into restricted manufacturing and was a vital success.

Mattijs graduated constructed up press protection for his assortment earlier than happening to work within the design studios of Giles Deacon and Viktor and Rolf. He additionally participated in lots of Dutch style occasions such because the Arnhem Mode Biennale within the firm of designers equivalent to Maison Martin Margiela, Rodarte and Jil Sander, and the Dutch Frans Moelnaar Couture Awards.

Shortly after launching his autumn winter assortment for A / W 2008, his designs have been snapped up by none apart from influential London boutique Browns. The Dutch Vogue Basis additionally awarded Mattijs a design studio in Amsterdam whereas displaying the gathering at London Vogue Week. Since being awarded the Amsterdam Studio Matijs now works full time from there.

A brand new jewellery assortment is due out quickly which shall be fascinating to see given its style design background. It might nicely lead to a extra inexpensive method of shopping for into his design abilities within the present financial local weather.

Vogue lovers all through London are trying ahead to seeing his subsequent assortment at Vauxhall Vogue Scout and little question shall be available to file the motion with video cameras on the prepared.



Source by Peter Falconer

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