The pieces are lighter and modern, with fringes, ethnic designs and mixing with other types of materials, but maintain the appearance of protection and sophistication that guarantee the charm of the typical winter wardrobe. This is the 2016 collection that retailers and manufacturers have officially from this Thursday (26) in Jacutinga Knits Festival (MG). In Fest Knitwear, coats, capes and ponchos are in the spotlight.
Four years ago, the launch of a series of casaquetos inspired by French fashion designer, and the history of fashion icon, Coco Chanel became specialty knitting Janaína soleus Vidal Corrati. The acinturado coat model, combined with wires, textures and different applications become successful sales per adapt well at any time of year. Now, she says, it is the turn of ponchos win customers.
"It has been well accepted, especially with this ethnic thing. We are not having the best of winters [because of the economic difficulties facing the country], but being positive. We managed to create a good collection, keeping quality and an affordable price. No we have to complain about, no, "he says.(formal dresses)
In the store managed by Silene Prado Lucchesi, the menswear follow similar trends. "Always bet on different threads, which give comfort, because that is a requirement of men. But today, in addition to comfort, the man walks in fashion. Then the jacket or blouse always bring legal patterns, with drawings, stripes" show. "The blue, gray, earthy tones are the most sought after colors in the season by both men and women and brought it to the store."
According to the designer Michele Ribeiro da Silva, the work done in knitting stitches in Jacutinga gained a more stripped-down version this year, although some traditional pieces, as above (also known as "trench coat"), are still present in the collections.
"These coats, which are warmer, heavy and long, returned to us, although a surprise," he says. "Based on what was featured in the winter of New York [US] and Europe, which are our references in fashion, the big bet is the deconstructed pieces, more loose, baggy, without marked silhouette, often with a bigger tip. Then have coats, ponchos and capes with these details, "says Michele.
"Furthermore, the jacquard [pattern or design created by the wire entanglement], who was present in the collection in 2015, became a stronger trend this year, bringing the ethnic issues. The fringes also still too hard" He points to the stylist.
The colors, the varied palette reinforces in the stripped style pieces. "You have white and black, together or apart, the off white, carmine, purple, brown and shades of gray, nude, blue and earth," Michele guides.
Fashion for the whole year
Dennys Flag, president of the local association of trade and industry (Acija), says that the clothes produced in the city have been increasingly thought out climate logic.(Front Slit dresses)
"The expectation was that this year winter came early," he says, noting that the cold began to be felt in the south of Minas few days before the show and at the end of autumn. "With climate change, the clothes are designed to be lightweight. We dressed in knitting and coats that are made with wider points that give this lightness with braids and lace. Fashion people will find here is the fashion for use all year, "bet.
With about 22,000 inhabitants, Jacutinga is responsible for 30% of national production of knitwear and the generation of 3,000 direct and indirect jobs only for the winter season, according to Acija. They are nearly 1200 factories and 750 stores annually producing 30 million pieces. During the Fest Malhas, which ends June 12, it is estimated that 5 million pieces are sold, with about 170,000 visitors.
"Jacutinga dictates fashion and the show we will show that the mesh is not only the clothes and accessories, but also in the decoration," according to event coordinator, Ana Paula de Melo Pieroni. "We have 70 stands and decoration of the pavilion, such as carpets and seats are knitting fabric. We want to make our product is no longer seasonal [restricted to a time of year]."