THE ONLY SON

FALL / WINTER 2016


Unconfined silhouettes of 70’s and 90’s 

For Fall/Winter 2016, The Only Son takes it’s inspiration from “The Color of Pomegranates” (1969) - An avant-garde film written and directed by Armenian director Sergei Parajanov, depicts biography of Sayat-Nova, an Armenian poet and musician in 18th century.  An Armenian tapestry, a Persian carpet, and monastic costume from still images of the Parajanov’s film. 

The contemporary art works twisted on traditional rugs: Deconstructed carpets of Azerbaijan artist, Faig Ahmed and the Persian inspired carpets installation arts of New York based artist, Rudolf Stingel, during Venice Biennale 2013 at Palazzo Grass. 

The Only Son Fall/Winter 2016 Collection captures the visual aesthetics of “The Color of Pomegranates” a film by Sergei Parajanov and transforms the tableaux into the refined garment construction combining with the military details. From the classic “Duo Blazer” with lace-up technique, Tailoring suit in new twisted abstract textile, Trench coat applied with custom coral form hardware to the reinterpreted 70’s crop flared trousers with two-tones Biker Jacket. Along with various adaptations of the Armenian-Persian tapestry influenced as geometric intarsia knitwear, indent graphical in vivid color mixed on cocktail dress, and sleek jacket decorated with leather fringe.