At the end of every adventure, lighthouses always serve as guide on a journey home – their guiding light from atop embraces weary souls longing to hastil y be with their loved ones.
Inspired by all these names who are always waiting and cherished, transcending the changing seasons – MORAL is presenting its Spring/Summer 2018 collection entitled ͞ Mercusuar ͟ for New Fashion Force Awards as part of Jakarta Fashion Week 201 8 on Wednesday, 25 October 2017.
MORAL / mercusuar consists of ten mix-and-match looks for both me n and women as a tribute to celebrate friendship.
Under the creative direction of Andandika Surasetja, this season MORAL is exploring a new range of colors which have never been utilized for prev ious collections. The color selection for ͞ Mercusuar ͟ are inspired by the hues of dusk by the beach with pink, purple, orange, yellow and gray as the main palette. The shinning light from the lighthouse is translated into metalic glint of French Jacquard in corresponding colors, along with silver and gold Genuine Lambsk in Leather.
A variety of materials from Italian Cardiff Satin, Organic Cotton, French Taffeta, to locally-sourced Spandex Cotton, Cotton Terry and Twill Cotton give t he collection added depths and textures. The play between solid and sheer materials are mean t to represent strong bonds and openness of friendship, with translucent Silk Organza appearing throughout the collection in similar color sc heme.
For this latest collection, MORAL is consistent with its unisex desig n approach. The boxy and oversized silhouette is one of MORAL ’ s ways to cater to different body shapes and personalities. Sporty tailoring and multilayered styling a re also heavily emphasized in this collection, juxtaposing spandex with structured jacket a nd coat for a look that is modern with a twist of classic.
Double-breasted jackets, turtleneck dresses, pleated skirts, tailored trousers an d an assorment of modified button-down shirts offer wider design diversit y, in addition to boxy string tops and bomber jackets which have become MORAL ’ s staple pieces