It’s also a garment charged with emotions and expectations.
The swimsuit brings to life dear memories of childhood and long dreamy days at sea, of sand on sun-kissed skin and the bliss of an endless summer. Patti Smith has been truly brave and is very inspiring in many ways, she received the Polar Music Prize a few years ago and her emotional openness was fantastic. Inspired and slightly overexcited as we just opened our Pop Upstore and I'm finishing my design for summer 2016. You´ll never regret the things you did, only the things you you did not do. In every Icelandic town you have at least one swimming pool with natural geothermal water.
They are comfortably lost in Space - although on their own terms. Ragna Froda Acqua Alta is the italian word for the “High water”, phenomenon that occurs in the city of Venice.
This project is conceived from the idea of enhancing a cultural and historical heritage that belongs to us: the city of Venice.
Acqua Alta as a tool to link all these techniques starting from a unique phenomenon.
Water as transport, water as energy, water as an issue that affects the lives of citizens, leaving it’s mark.
Aqua Alta designed by Giorgia Zanellato and Daniele Bortotto includes a series of objects strongly linked to the theme.
These can be summarized in a series of textiles (fabrics), a carpet, a series of fragrances correlated with diffuser, and a table lamp.
While floating, the whole body chemistry reacts to the surroundings.
It deeply influences the life of this city, haping and surrounding it with thousands of different colors and textures.
The first collection “Aqua Alta Collection”, is influenced by these findings.
Visits to the local swimming pool combined with occasional baths in exotic nature is all a part of her upbringing and a big part of daily life for people living in a country with an abundance of water and geothermal energy.
The Float trend encourages social gathering, both in public and private pools.