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The Farose designer BARBARA Í GONGINI had just presented her SS16 collection beneath the majestic ceiling of Copenhagen City Hall. After a quite dark and theatrical show that to us stood out as the very highlight of this fashion week, MON DIEU met the avant garde designer backstage to talk over what we had just perceived.

“IRISES ARE SO LOVELY, AREN’T THEY.” GONGINI smiled as she was introduced to us, draped in dark shaded garments of her own creation. The indigo coloured flowers resting in her arms made out softness as a delicate contrast to her dramatically timeless silhouette and glowing red hair.

The spectacular nature of The Faroe Islands was portrayed in a written introduction of the collection as a cinematically described journey from depths of the sea onto characteristic raw and rocky shores. “THE COLLECTION IS A SEQUEL CHAINED TOGETHER WITH PREVIOUS SEASONS THAT ALIKE THIS ONE ARE REFLECTIONS OF THE SURROUNDINGS I GREW UP IN”. On background of the written introduction, MON DIEU clearly recognized the references drawn to the small but rubust archipelago between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean(...)

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