Erdem Resort 2017: Erdem Moralioglu Presents A Soft, Yet Dramatic Resort 2017 Collection.
Erdem revealed an excitingly directional collection for the Resort 2017 season. Whilst remaining true to their whimsical, feminine aesthetic, designer Erdem Morlioglu explored boundaries further and introduced details and styles not normally recognized and associated with the fashion house. In the showcasing of the latest collection, Erdem exemplified grand variety in shape, function, as well as fabric.
Khaki was used for the first time in the history of Erdem’s collections. Structured and boxy, khaki functioned for trench coats, wide-leg flared bottoms and cinched-waist day jackets. While the use of khaki was entirely new for Erdem, the designer remained true to the brand’s identity by detailing such pieces with lace trims, ruffled hems and delicate, floral placed prints.
A stand alone piece of the entire collection featured a leopard printed, fur coat, arriving mid-thigh as the length of a dress. Marking the second time in the designer’s career featuring leopard print, Erdem detailed the garment with variegating stripes of black lace. A cropped version of the coat was included and styled in the collection.
With a nod to athleisure sportswear, Erdem introduced a sporty bomber, styled with elegant, feminine garments. A nod that also attributed to the play and experimentation of the merging of feminine designs with masculine streetstyle. Along with this new sense of direction and inspiration, Erdem also featured Japanese influences with the inclusion of a delicately designed kimono and Japanese paper prints.
True to Erdem’s identity, the collection relied heavily on florals, lace, chiffon and effortlessly draped garments with whimsical movement. Repetitious ombre stripes and floral chain prints added newness, while floral printed leather added reaction. Several off-the-shoulder silhouettes appeared throughout the collection, along with sheer layers of delicate chiffon, bell sleeves, and ruffled hemlines.
The Erdem Resort 2017 collection housed innovative designs and forward thinking. The collection further solidified the essence and importance of staying true to one’s associated identity, while softly introducing modernity through detail, in the ever-changing world of design.
See the images below for a few of our favorite looks from Erdem Resort 2017 and shop the collection on the brand’s site.