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Luís Buchinho
Here is how Luís Buchinho explains the starting point of his inspiration. The collection is focused around three strong movements of this mythical time: femme fatale in black with sexy allure as in Duran Duran's music video The Chauffeur, the boyish side of the first Boys Bands as Spandau Ballet and finally the eccentricity fashion climax of groups Culture Club and Thompson Twins. The silhouettes that are faithful to his memories are materialized in male pants with large coats and oversize jackets and play with the paradox ended up with glamorous looks such as tube dresses, narrow jackets and frilled shirts.

Luís Buchinho also revisits two obsessions of the 80s, so jackets, skirts, dresses and pants are outrageously split whereas the shoulders are simply exaggerated. The graphic prints and colors used (black, white, burgundy, blue or mustard) are a reminder to the typical album covers of the decade and even a nod to German music magazines of the lime like Bravo and Pop Rocky. The materials are always carefully selected, and this season, leather opposes silk taffeta, chiffon and veil; while the mesh is jacquard and demolished lace. The summer '16 to Luís Buchinho is a trip back in time to an era of great value to him. This period that his passion for visual and imagery was born and the adventure of his life began...