Missoni launches capsule collection with Pigalle

Italian fashion label Missoni will present this month a capsule collection created in collaboration with Pigalle, the brand founded by French designer Stephane Ashpool. The collection was jointly designed by Ashpool and Missoni's Creative Director Angela Missoni, resulting in a blend of classic Italian craftsmanship and French-style streetwear. It will be available exclusively at Colette in Paris, Dover Street Market in Ginza, Tokyo, and at Pigalle stores.


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The collection is rooted in basketball codes, evident in the mix of Pigalle's high-end streetwear and Missoni's signature knitwear, and it is also a tribute to Missoni's founder Ottavio Missoni, himself a sport enthusiast and former Olympic hurdler. Unconventionality, family values, an emphasis on colours and a close connection with craftsmanship are some of the distinctive traits linking Missoni and Pigalle.

The Italian label delved into its archives from the 1985-2010 period, choosing patterns that were then reworked in triangular patchwork fabric and used to produce a selection of Pigalle's signature items, giving a contemporary, urban twist to Missoni's timeless style. The collection features two colour variants, one in beige-yellow and the other in navy-purple.

Translated by Nicola Mira

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