Freeze Frame: The Punk Princess Awakens

Designer Natasha Meli’s line of dresses, skirts, swimwear, and coverups is a Vivienne Westwood meets Bestey Johnson mashup of attitude, sequins, and pretty punk princess. As models walked to Venus, Cyndi Lauper, and the Pretenders, they presented snazzy swimwear, shiny tops, lovely lace, and spunky tutus.

Teeny weeny bikinis were decked in black and white stripes, shiny silver, black and white sequins, tassels, and even rhinestones! One-piece swimsuits criss-crossed, exposing backs and fronts. Sheer fabric on one-piece swimsuits connected pieces printed with chain link fence motifs. Metal hardware connected tops to bottoms.

 

Knit ponchos and fishnet capes hung over bikini bods and big tulle tutus balanced the volume from models’ big updos. Black ribbon and leopard print decorated waistlines while sequins added trim details around necklines.

 

Hexagon prints in black, white, and peachy pink sequins decorated cover-ups, dresses, and rompers; sometimes mixed with lace or tulle for a texture-gasm. Long dresses with long slits to the waist, mini A-lines, and plunging neckline rompers added enough sex appeal to balance the punk-rock mood of the collection.

 

She closed the show with two pretty statement pieces- a long black pleated A-line, decorated with a long black sequins cape in her hexagon motif and a white A-line mini, a long white sequins veil trailing behind the model.

 

 

Show review written by Sacha Kinser (Founder of ColorMeCashmere) supported by Pierre Mizzi (LogixCreative team) for #MFWA2016.

 

 

A word from the bloggers…

The styles appeal to young women who want to enjoy themselves and get dressed up without taking themselves too seriously. –Style In Transit

On the whole I liked the collection and the vast choice available which varied from swimwear to going out dress without forgetting that good doze of punk effect, which will definitely go down well with the younger generation. –Diva Inside

The creations in this collection are very reminiscent of the 80’s which are definitely back in fashion. Made out of lush sequined fabrics, every piece in this collection is the fruit of Natasha’s love of fashion, the years of industry experience and a creative commercial outlook. –Lara’s Beauty Bible

Latest News

How to Tackle Fashion Week – Tips from the Bloggers

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Less than 1 week to go before Malta Fashion Week is knocking at our doors. We know that many people get a bit stressed out about how to tackle the events and what to wear and just in general what to do. We asked some of our regular bloggers to give some tips and advice […]

Read more >>

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Malta and The Chamilia Malta Fashion Awards Press conference

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Today, the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Malta and The Chamilia Malta Fashion Awards press conference was held at Fort St. Elmo. It was held together with the Valletta 2018 Foundation and the Ministry of Justice, Culture and Local Government who are supporters of this year’s event.   Mr Adrian Mizzi, Chairman and Executive Producer of Malta […]

Read more >>

Official Sponsors

 

Designed and Produced by Logix Digital