LOEWE has launched its closing collaboration with Studio Ghibli, the famend Japanese animated movie studio with The LOEWE x Howl’s Transferring Fortress capsule assortment.
The daring and intricately crafted items are a results of “Mixing hand-drawn and digital animation, Howl’s Transferring Fortress is technically modern, exemplifying the ability of craft as a bridge between the outdated and new—a inventive method that LOEWE is proud to share” says Jonathan Anderson, LOEWE inventive director.
This closing assortment reaffirms Anderson’s fondness for the world of Hayao Miyazaki following the success of Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro.
Launched in 2004, Miyazaki’s fantasy epic recounts a narrative of loyalty and compassion in opposition to a backdrop of magic, imposing expertise and the damaging results of conflict. The story, says the designer, is “extremely resonating” within the present context. Key characters within the movie – Sophie, Howl, Calcifer and others – come to life by the garments and equipment, drawn as leather-based or shearling intarsia, become embroidery on leather-based or textile, or adorned with crystal and stud inlays on leather-based. They seem on baggage together with the Puzzle, Flamenco, Hammock, Amazona and Luna, in addition to the Bracelet pouch. Additionally they enliven small leather-based items, jumpers, jackets and shirts with particulars comparable to appliqué, raffia or feathers, making them stand out as in the event that they have been alive.
This assortment of heartfelt, fulfilling, fantasy and sentiment is out there in chosen shops worldwide this February.
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