The runway will return in fabulous trend to the 2021 Cannes Movie Competition. Carine Roitfeld will as soon as once more curate amfAR’s annual present at its Cinema In opposition to AIDS gala, which she has spearheaded since 2012. This yr’s theme will likely be “I Am a Film Star.”
“I really feel like all of us must dream. The Cannes movie competition is again this yr and so is our reside present. I would like this one to be a celebration, a fantasy, not a mean catwalk however a celebration of each trend and cinema,” Roitfeld instructed WWD on the eve of the competition’s opening night time.
“The response from the manufacturers and the designers has been phenomenal this yr,” she continued. “As per regular, it will likely be a mixture of archive clothes and customized designs. All people was very excited in regards to the comeback of the present and quite a lot of effort has been put into curating and making the appears.”
Heritage homes together with Chanel, Dior, Givenchy and Louis Vuitton will take part, joined this yr by younger designers together with Nensi Dojaka, Alled Martinez and Ludovic de Saint Sernin.
Dior inventive director Maria Grazia Chiuri stated she wished to honor the spirit of the seventh artwork, notably after working with director Matteo Garrone creating digital shows through the coronavirus pandemic. “For me, movies are a beautiful means to convey the goals and creativeness that form couture and trend,” she stated. “Cinema offers us all with moments of escapism and questioning. What a pleasure to see its revival!”
In a nod to the development of gender-bending glam, males’s outfits will likely be among the many 35 appears for the primary time. “It’s not nearly lengthy tulle attire, a few of the appears really feel very unconventional for a crimson carpet and that’s exactly what I like about the entire assortment. There are many methods to be female, and that is what I’m making an attempt to convey with this present,” stated Roitfeld.
Chopard will deliver the bling, and fashions will flash Christian Louboutin’s crimson soles down the runway. Louboutin additionally mirrored on the challenges of the previous yr. “The pandemic has pressured us to expertise cinema differently,” he stated. “It’s a interval once we yearned for the following movies a lot that it made me perceive — if we had not but understood it earlier — how vital cinema is in our lives to dream, to be moved and to alter mentalities.”
With a extra intimate visitor record to respect ongoing well being protocols, the gala has moved to the expansive grounds of the Belle Epoque Villa Eilenroc in Cap d’Antibes. Alicia Keys will rock the home, with jury president Spike Lee anticipated to be in attendance. The occasion is scheduled to happen July 16.
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