Glamour, romantic and absolutely contemporary. That's how we could describe the fashion (and the woman!) of Gilberto Calzolari. A young brand but with a style already absolutely recognizable, strong in the game of combinations and even more in that of contrasts. In fact, clean lines are mixed with retro details, the high quality of fabrics and workmanship mixes with modern and sophisticated silhouettes.Born and raised in Milan, Gilberto Calzolari breathes fashion since his childhood, with both parents involved in this creative industry. After graduating from the Brera Academy, he works for famous brands and important names. In 2015 he decided to launch his brand, enclosed in a logo inspired by the Orient as art nouveau: two ginkgo intertwined with the initials in the center, an image that conveys the importance of roots and traditions but also of his be so cosmopolitan. From the first FW 2016-17 collection, which was presented in Milan in the special Next Trend event organized by Banca Intesa Sanpaolo in partnership with the Italian National Chamber of Fashion, Gilberto Calzolari took several steps to achieve a solid stylistic maturity. "2046" is the name of the new Fall - Winter 2018/19 collection, presented for the first time at Showcase during Altaroma and then on the Milan Fashion Week catwalks.From the title of the famous film by Wong Kar-Wai, a wonderful love story that overcomes the barriers of time, Gilberto Calzolari gives life to a futuristic femininity but also retro, urban but also romantic. Bold combinations of vinyl and velvet, wool and silk crepe, jacquard and macrame, faux fur and lasered neoprene, envelop bodies dressed in kimono dresses, robe coats, samurai trousers, butterfly sleeves, mini dresses, high collars, couture jackets. The colors are liberated, they light up: from caramel to green, from peach to optical white, from royal blue to bubble pink to the elegance of the ever-present black.
The Style of Gilberto Calzolari is fresh, glamorous and romantic.An elegant and timeless design expressed in a refined silhouette of clean lines with exquisite retro details and unexpected combinations.
The patterns are broken, new styles dictated. Everything surprises us, everything enchants us ... just like the dress that saw him winner, during the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, of the Franca Sozzani Award GCC 2018 for Best Emerging Designer. Jute sacks from Brazil, bought on the Navigli market, have been transformed by the great inspiration of the designer Gilberto Calzolari in a high fashion fabric: the dress, lined in natural cotton muslin, is embellished with special Swarovski Advanced Crystal for one echo splendor and sustainable elegance. For info gilbertocalzolari.com