Arturo Obegero Men Spring 2022
For the Spanish designer based in Paris Arturo Obegero, the coronavirus crisis will give way to “the new roaring twenties, a moment of celebration and conviviality,” he said during a meeting at the showroom.
Her own feelings of happy anticipation echoed in her spring collection, titled “Euphoria”, bringing exuberant flourishes to more accessible silhouettes inspired by dancers such as Pina Bausch and flamenco icon Antonio Gades.
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He started with a base of tailored jackets, high waisted pants or silk shirts. Tuxedo stripes or a bow tie left undone were depicted as a long ribbon left loose on the side of the pants. A three-piece ‘dandy pajamas’ gave a nod to the 2020 uniform while its deep burgundy striped silk satin made it appropriate for parties in 2022.
A silver jewelry set with semi-precious stones, or a bodice made with pieces of sea glass sourced from the beaches of her hometown, added a layer of nostalgia.
Cuts gradually become more suggestive with lowered necklines or dramatic open backs, as the designer takes a peek at famous – and infamous – parties from the Motown era to Studio 54. scene with Bausch, or on the dance floor.
During his live presentation, the models demonstrated how Obegero’s vision goes from everyday drama to disco.
Launch gallery: Arturo Obegero Men Spring 2022