Firat Neziroglu’s NY Fashion Week Show Was Pure Art
Firat Neziroglu is a versatile person with many attributes as dancer, academician, artist and designer. He can gather naturally different but unique concepts to make something ravishing every time. He didn’t disappoint with his last 2020 Men’s collection which built for and took place at the New York Fashion Week 2019.
Models walked down the runway in tailor made outfits and it was really impressive from the beginning. His inspiration was the many details used in Anatolian clothes from centuries. As a weaving artist, Firat uses weaving art expertise of him and brings innovative techniques to the collection that no one else could. Firat modernize the traditional weaving and embroidery works and reinterprets it with the Anatolian inspired aesthetic details and forms. His collection YEN is mainly handmade from the fabrics to the final clothes and this detail makes it more valuable. He offers modern clothes including artistic values with YEN.
Firat Neziroglu presents his weaving expertise through a special and specific interpretation which he was developed with a modern approach. In his collection, he selected the traditional and even fade into oblivion Anatolian cloth details and turned these to modern and fashionable designs.
He did not only use colors, tones and forms but also various traditional Anatolian weaving techniques and local fibers. Most of the collection materials like fabrics and fibers were specially weaved for his collection in the factories due to his needs.
In order to reach perfection in these collection, apart from rigid and classic feeling of clothes, he shapes his collection like an extension of daily life.