Afgelopen zaterdag showde in de New Yorkse Milk Studios het Nederlandse label Maison The Faux haar nieuwe collectie Chubby Chaser. Lara Verheijden schoot voor i-D magazine de modellen backstage.
Persbericht Maison the Faux
“CHUBBY CHASER” is a never ending desire for more, more, more. In the insanely strange world of fashion, fashion houses act as godlike institutions; telling us how to look, act and who we should be. Fashion seems to be a repeating ritual of brands overfeeding us.
“We are never satisfied; only ever hungry for more.”
Bursting out of your seams, drowning in XXXXL, wearing shoes 4 sizes too small: it doesn’t matter if it doesn’t fit as long as you’re wearing MAISON the FAUX.
The “Chubby Chaser” collection consisted out of a number of looks restraining excessive fabric and skin. Garments with carefully proportioned excess of fabric, breast augmentation dresses and cinched waists to exaggarate the overabundance of bare skin.
Mi-parti, denim, leather, recycled furs, slits, knits, silk in earthy tones of nude as well as fleshy baby pink and baby blue.
To create “CHUBBY CHASER” MAISON the FAUX worked under the art direction of Joris Suk and Tessa de Boer together with a number of creative partners called “les Résidents”. The label is convinced that young talent and concession free designs are an important addition to the current fashion landscape.
During MAISON the FAUX’s “CHUBBY CHASER” presentation, the FAUX fashion house once again showed their view on fashion by the means of a conceptual collection presentation. A strange fat worshipping ritual took place at Milk Studios. Having models continuously circling around a giant blow-up fattent and worshipping the ultimate “Chubby Chaser” queen.
In the future, MAISON the FAUX will hold a growth in conceptual and visual assignments and above all MAISON the FAUX desires to shake things up and give Chanel a run for her money.
Images by Team Peter Stigter
Hair by Sean Michael Bennett
Make – up by Yuui Vision for Make-Up Studio
“CHUBBY CHASER” is made possible because of talents and support of MADE, DatLook, Louise te Poele, Studio Hands, Knitwearlab, Esmay Wagemans, Mart van Berckel, Victor Klijssen, Luc Aarts, Milou Voorwinden, Esther van Brakel, Pascal Joel Weber, Elja Lintsen (LAEEL), Joshua van de Spreng, Ruth Gruca and many more…