For spring, Christina Economou referenced old sketchbooks of playful, childlike doodles she compiled while in school. Collaborating for another season with Paris-based designer and illustrator Calla Haynes, the Athens-based designer reinterpreted her sketches onto printed white silk maxidresses, rompers, cropped tops and trousers, evolving them throughout the collection from simple black line drawings to busy floral and patchwork prints done in hues of pink, green, blue and yellow.

 

Economou was smart to juxtapose those fluid, feminine silk pieces with more structured silhouettes — such as boxy bomber jackets done in thick honeycomb mesh or sheer white silk with a windowpane pattern — which added a hint of boyish cool. White denim flares, wide-legged overalls and halter dresses also recalled a subtle Seventies vibe.

By  on September 25, 2015

For spring, Christina Economou referenced old sketchbooks of playful, childlike doodles she compiled while in school. Collaborating for another season with Paris-based designer and illustrator Calla Haynes, the Athens-based designer reinterpreted her sketches onto printed white silk maxidresses, rompers, cropped tops and trousers, evolving them throughout the collection from simple black line drawings to busy floral and patchwork prints done in hues of pink, green, blue and yellow.

 

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