The trend for bright colors has caught the fancy of fashionistas. About juicy orange and all shades of neon we told you earlier, but today let’s talk about blue – deep and rich, the main color 2020 according to Pantone, but rather on his special hue – International Klein Blue.
International Klein Blue paint blue color, patented by the French artist Yves Klein in 1960. In the words of Klein, the color blue has always had special significance for him. He directly associated the artist with, perhaps, the most abstract things that exist in nature – the sky and the sea, while the other colors are created too particular Association. Another source of inspiration for Yves Klein were the frescoes of the Italian painter and architect, founder of the era of proto-Renaissance through Giotto in the Scrovegni chapel. Their bright background inspired Klein to the creation of monochrome paintings.
“Blue period” in the artist’s life began in 1957, he exhibited in Milan 11 monochrome paintings filled with bright ultramarine color, and the booklet is the announcement of the exhibition, writes that it presents “a blue in itself, free from all sorts of functionality.” In addition to the canvas Klein worked on white sheets of paper with “living brushes” – naked female bodies. the kind of work the painter was called anthropometry.
This season, designers give honor to the works of the artist, without exception using special blue in their collections. It has penetrated into all elements of clothing: pleated dresses and skirts, satin tops and trousers, double breasted jackets and coats. Dress in Klein blue total-look like on the runway GMBH, Each x Other and the Boss – a task for brave, but, rest assured, this courage will be rewarded in full. Not less extravagant combination presented Rochas – tandem bright ultramarine shade and covered pistachios will look advantageous at any time of the day. About the original technique reminiscent of Marni, a mix of different textures, asymmetric knitted jumper with raw edges and leather skirts with immodest neckline is a sure way to look stylish in a monochrome image.