Events | Buckler Spring/Summer 2011 Digital Media Preview
Andrew Buckler S/S collection was inspired by the German modernist's school, Bauhaus, and the 1924 Olympics.
The Bauhaus School of Design embodied early twenties century modernism. This school was for artist and designers but closed its doors forever during WWII; however, continues to be a defining factor within modern design aesthetics. As expressed by the schools last director, Ludwig Miles van deRohe : "Less is more."
The clothing is influenced by the collegiate of the 1924 Olympics athletes Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams; who represented the U.K in the running competitions, where theory were they won and returned victorious. the store of their struggles was revived in the 1981 British film 'Chariots of Fire'
Both the Bauhaus and the 1924 Olympics represent ardent optimism and a belief on the future. The natural fiber of the day lines and cottons colored by the Bauhaus palette of the time creates a modern collection.
P.S It was great chatting with A.Buckler about how he started his career in fashion.