Perhaps you haven’t heard of Strateas Carlucci and that’s ok! As Australian brands penetrate the industry more and more and become celeb go-tos, we definitely like to keep up with what’s going on in the Land Down Under. The country just wrapped up their latest set of Resort 2018 fashion shows and the brand’s collection for the season was among our faves.
Started in 2013 by Peter Strateas and Mario-Luca Carlucci, the label’s ethos lies in binary oppositions. Playing on the duality of masculinity and femininity, Strateas Carlucci seeks to create clothing that is led by concept and not by gender.
The construction of the garments was out of control in the best way possible. Strong, cold shoulders presented a modern take on the trend, while thigh-high red patent leather chaps made the case for never wearing trousers again.
Tailoring shone through brightly in expertly-constructed suits and bold, patent leather coats that took on the traditional trench silhouette.
Fashion is about function, but it’s also about taking risks. And in many ways, the brand’s approach was unorthodox, yet incredibly cool. They’re definitely in that Vetements and Matthew Adams Dolan ilk which is becoming increasingly popular among fashion’s elite right now.
With that being said, the Vetements set should absolutely eat this collection up. Rihanna would slay in a white, button-front cold shoulder slit LWD, while Kim Kardashian should find a way to incorporate the puffer separates into her Fall wardrobe.
What do you think of the brand’s Resort collection?