“Enchanted Forest” the vibrant FW16 Collection from AAVVA
October 3, 2016
AAVVA, the Lebanese and Brazilian contemporary fashion brand founded by Ahmad Ammar and Vincenzo Visciglia in 2006, has recently launched their FW16 Collection called “Enchanted Forest”. The range, feminine but mysterious, depicts carefully styled silhouettes and embellishments and is said to be inspired by mysterious imaginary illustrations from Johanna Basford book of Enchanted Forest.
The FW16 Collection is an exciting mix of lush forest like colors and the dense construction of layers and neat folds. From the designer duo, Ahmad Ammar – the Lebanese aspect to the brand expressed: “It is almost like an orchestral interpretation of our perception, which we passionately brought to life through crystals and the mysterious forest vibe”.
The collection is further made along the lines of luxurious silk and shimmery organza in rich warm tones adorned with intricate embroidery of bugs, butter flies, peacock feathers and owls masterfully realized in modern use of Swarovski crystals and pearls that evoke feelings of decadence and luxury. The designer duo did reduce their palettes for this collection but while creating a delicate balance of form and color. The pieces portrayed in the FW16 Collection give an over view of the dresses designed in the unique “AAVVA” way where the elements took place on the models’ silhouettes progressing into colors and details.
The neoprene, tulle in black, white and nudes along with the striking collection of bridal silks also enforced timelessness and elegance. Elements of bridal satin and as well eco-friendly fur and leather were also seen in this Collection. As the Brazilian designer and the interpretation of the “VV” – Vincenzo Visciglia describes it as “an enchanted hallucination of beauty”. He further said, “We made sure that the dresses were meticulously crafted and blurred the lines between ready-to-wear and couture. Each of our collection is an elegant composition of contrasting themes, simultaneously structured, strong and ethereal and Enchanted Forest is just that.”
Known for its trendy luxury daywear and eveningwear, sporty couture styling and use of most beautiful of fabrics and embroidery, AAVVA creates unique and feminine pieces for the contemporary woman.
AAVVA is based in Dubai Design District with collections also exclusively available at Galeries Lafayette in Dubai Mall.