For Autumn/ Winter 2017 collection, Charlotte Dellal, creative director at footwear brand Charlotte Olympia was inspired by film noir and fashion in the 40s.
In doing this, the artistic director, created a short film set in the forties and film noir style, bringing back nostalgic moments that only a few of her clients could properly relate to.
The presentation movie, showed during the recently concluded London Fashion Week, An Accessory To Murder, directed and written by Sophie Edelstein starred Bambi Northwood-Blyth, alongside Charlotte Olympia’s signature styles, Kitty, Pandora and Dolly, as the movies characters
Chunky heels reminiscent of the 40s era, playful silhouettes, fabrics like satin covered in pearls, fur and ribbon appliques, black pumps detailed with jet beads and high boots suitable for fall, with some shoes featuring newspaper clippings, leopard prints and checkered prints were some of the offerings of this collection.
For the bags – quirky bags in satin, perspex and newspaper clippings also, made an appearance alongside images of Bacall, Hayworth, Stanwyck and Humphrey Bogart on the bags.
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