арт нуво в одеждеArt Nouveau is a direction in art, which combines several directions at once, formed at the end of the 19th century in Europe. Art Nouveau in dress reflects the characteristic features of this cultural phenomenon of the art Nouveau period. This trend is incredibly recognizable, but due to similarity with other areas and existence in the framework of this style sometimes is excluded from the attention that mistakenly riveted to its competitors.

Art Nouveau existed in the modern era, but we can not consider these concepts are completely synonymous. Modern term that adopted for the designation and the time period (the period from 1890 to 1914), and trends in culture. Under art Nouveau ” implies a cultural phenomenon that existed in the art Nouveau period left its mark on modern art, architecture, fashion, but not fused with him permanently, while maintaining individuality and recognition.

At the same time, it cannot be confused art Nouveau and art Deco (or art Deco) are two different directions. The beginning of the period art Deco was founded in 1925 – more than a decade later, after the art Nouveau. Of course, in the art Deco style were borrowed some features of previous cultural era, but they were interpreted and summarized under the denominator of the new realities of the post-war time.


Back to nature

The desire to nature, which was expressed in the abundance of plant elements in clothing, fancy patterns, fabrics, which was a sophisticated canvas with large watercolor flowers with blurring as if in the evening haze outlines. Lily, cyclamen, curved cane, eyes predatory animals, bright plumage of strange birds were interlaced on tissues, forming a beautiful picture, amazing to the maze of colors and motifs.

The vagueness of patterns, which are perceived as the eye of the beholder in the kaleidoscope is one of the components of classic art Nouveau. Modern designers can easily adapt it eclecticism in their collections, is in one dress floral and animal prints that leave room geometry, without sacrificing the richness of the color gamut of the web.


Basic colors and ancient traditions

Highlighted by decorative became the main highlight of art Nouveau, which was manifested in clothes so that it can hardly be imagined as the casual dress. Along with the core of the art Nouveau natural green color, which combined with black, blue, red, flourished cult of gold that lies in the eyes of the paintings by Gustav Klimt.

The combination of gold with black, white, milk became a cult direction for secular dresses in the style of art Nouveau. In the Union of gold and ivory shades, beige in clothes from fine fabrics with flowing draperies on the waist and hips, with gold-embroidered along the edges, there is a bow of art Nouveau in the direction of Antiquity. On its strong Foundation largely kept the style of art Nouveau, who borrowed the best features of ancient Greek and Roman clothing.


Art Nouveau in modern clothes

The tradition of art Nouveau century ago it is easy to revive in contemporary fashion, and do many designers, toskuya in the past ages. Art Nouveau marks fashion, skillfully combining clothes comfort and decoration. Style denies close silhouettes, insisting on spacious in the waist tunics and dresses, frivolous exposing cleavage V-neck. The easiest art Nouveau found in the spring-summer fashion, which is not to get used to flying silhouettes and beige and gold colours, noble shielding shining silk and satin.

Ethnics falls on dresses, skirts and tunics not messy or even pattern. She punctuated by different motives, where one grows from the other, is the beginning and the continuation of the third. Patterns of peacock feathers, floral ornaments, Cathedral stained glass Windows, in which are intertwined snake skin or petrol divorce is new images of the art Nouveau.

For him, it seems, there are no stylistic and temporary obstacles – he successfully coexist in the same outfit with not only closely related to him antiquity or ethnic, but also with fancy hard forms, adopted in Baroque and Rococo, although these areas are opposed to the images of the art Nouveau period.

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