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A precise, desired, and much-sought choice, that puts culture at its centre. Not to make a direct or explicit remake, but to draw on the mixed iconographies of a different age, origin and aesthetic. There are patterns that conquer with their fascinating ornamental motifs using Balkan and old European influences. Others impress with their colours which are combined in daring and surprising harmonies. Others make references to decorations from worlds and cultures that are distant in time and space such as China, Japan, and Africa. The garments’ fluid volumes make the "STREET COUTURE" collection sophisticated, without becoming inaccessible, severe, or distant.
Its elegant, eye-catching aesthetics are not a limit but a strength. Even Mantero 1902 dares to be itself. Silk is always at the centre, but the collection offers soft and fluffy wool, thin and an almost impalpable cashmere twill, as well as warm and enveloping refined blend of silk and cashmere gauze. And then we discover more eccentric touches - Mongolian and marmot furs, colourful ostrich feathers, long fringes, and more modern ornamental linings.