[The on-going draft of this post seems to have published itself overnight – computer glitch rather than WordPress problem, I’d guess – as usual it was a far cry from how the final result (basically this – if it doesn’t do anything strange again….) will be.]
The following vid gives a lovely presentation of this collection by the Spanish Omini brand – about as Japanese as a couple of props can make it, but there is a clear direction in the choice of fabrics, prints, colours and (relatively) unfussy shapes that do give it an identity – an homage rather than cultural identity theft, I’d say:
Here are some of the outfits and models you’ll recognise from the video:
….here’s the glowing endorsement by Blog Mami ala Moda, who have a good selection of promotional shots in their post:
“Behind Omini is the work of four sisters: Maria, Belèn, Bianca and Ana Recio with exquisite taste have made their dream come true, launching a clothing brand that stands for quality and original designs, all Made in Spain.” (Blogmamialamoda.com)
The style is classic Spanish: lots of ruffles, bare backs/fronts, off-the-shoulder, straps, rompers/bloomers and short flared skirts – here are some more from the brand, a mixture of collections aimed at different seasons:
….when winter comes, you basically put on a pixie hat and a pair of knee-highs, and you’re good to go….