Philipp Plein Resort Collection: Is it really Luxury? Cannes is always a city I love and adore. But whenever I am at La Jungle du Roi, fashion icon Philipp Plein’s real estate. The house of a true lover of parties and celebration. Of things going big. The King’s Jungle in fact, where his show and collection were hosted may not be the epitome of sobriety, much like its owner. But neither was the show, revealing the great genius that is Philipp Plein.Philipp Plein is surely a brand known for its streetwear. That’s at least where Philipp Plein started. But as we have seen at their last show in Cannes, the brand has indeed grown. I had the pleasure of attending the amazing spectacle at Philipp’s house in France for the launch of his 2019 collection. Philipp Plein Resort – Dinasty.
Why Dynasty? Well, just like my parents have played a heavy role in my life and my career, so have Philipp’s. The eveningwear in the show is in fact said to have been inspired by his mother By his childhood memories from the ‘80s, watching Dynasty with her. All those peculiar characters from the iconic tv-series were in fact present in his collection. Wearing quirky, showy, revealing, glittering outfits.
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His evening collection is in fact marked by the use (or abuse) of paillettes; acrylic colours, typical from that time; and the fanaticism for money, as seen in the homonym series. It featured in fact dollars-covered shirts and turquoise python jackets. Reminding obviously once again of the characters from the tv-serie the collection was inspired by. But of course, of Philipp Plein himself. And truly incorporated his love and his beloved metrosexual aesthetic.
He is indeed, infact, a lover of seducing, attractive, sexy fashion. he seems in fact to have given much importance and though to the menswear of the collection. Although the pieces being fewer in number.