Starry, Starry Night

Featured designer | Medea Maris

 

Starry, starry night
Paint your palette blue and gray
Look out on a summer’s day
With eyes that know the darkness in my soul

Don McLean

 

Photography | Turkina Faso

Stylist | Dimitri Shabalin&Konstantin Koshkin

Makeup | Ekaterina Stolbova

Model | Barbara Shilova [Nik Models]

 

Production | Evgenia Raduga

 

Young Russian designer Medea Maris presented her new collection and this time around decided to address the subject of space and fantasy world: unknown galaxies, planets, stars. The idea of traveling to outer space and discovering new worlds became the main source of inspiration for Maris. «Star Wars» princess Lea and her outfits full of simple lines, graphic cuts and unusual trimming were due in no small part to creating the collection.

Daily casual items with a little hint of sport elements harmoniously intertwines with romantic mood which designer has embodied in the evening dresses. The thinnest slip dresses, below the knee flippy skirts, dresses with geometrical corsets, flying comet inspired tops – all pieces broadcast a space message. Maris played with texture and fabrics using such materials as silk duchesse satin, cashmere and cotton.

If debut collection’s soundtrack was a mix of Bjork and FKA Twigs tunes, for this one Maris has chosen the queen of the disco Diana Ross as her main sonic inspiration. And song Murders by John Frusciante from Gaspar Noé’s «Love» created much needed vibe for creation.