Solitude is about the courage to be alone with your thoughts. No distractions, no excuses and, most of all, no fear. It’s refreshing to stop asking for validation from anyone, to just exist freely. Yes, solitude has a lot to do with freedom.
This is not a fashion pictorial. It is about being the light in a crowd. Fashion is not something that reflects in clothes only – it is the light. Fashion can empower you, fashion is trust, it is a statement …
Photo: ALEX MATEI
Styling: IOANA IEREMIA & RUXANDRA MARIN
Quality, Character, Tradition, Authenticity define a style that in the past 20 years has shaped an established niche in the fashion industry. Sustainable textiles and materials, traditional manufacturing techniques, a close cultural and geographical link between design and production, passion and love for the process and the people involved, are principles that stand behind the philosophy this niche promotes.
And Merz b. Schwanen is a well-known name in this industry.
IA – a majestic concept. A two letter word denominating an entire creative universe. A product of collective traditional design with an individual author, IA a.k.a the Romanian Blouse, is a textile narrator. The intricate embroidery on foam-white hemp tells a story. And each story is unique and immortal.