Feature of high-quality clothing for countless years, embroidery seems to have made a powerful comeback in fashion, especially on this year’s runways. Fashion houses all over the would have taken tradition and the charms of manufactory in their own hands, and given some space to the uniqueness of handmade creations. Designers’ take on embroideries is fresh and modern, although tradition is never completely left behind. Whether pieces are covered in traditional designs or bold experiments, what counts is the hard, love-filled work behind every creation.
Flora and fauna have always been the most popular designs, and couture the medium of choice. However, now it is easier to see embroidered denim, clutches and purses, shoes and simple items, with experimental designs proudly standing out. The love for handmade has also given space to independent artists, who finally were able to put their creations in their spotlight. And example notorious loves is Marianne Batlle, whose beaded embroideries are real pieces of jewelry.