Moncler Fall 2018 Fuses Eight Creatives for One Cohesive Vision

For fall 2018, the brainchild behind Moncler was not one but several designers. Presenting “Moncler Genius” — a hub of designers all putting their own unique spin into the collection — the Italian, luxury sportswear brand staged a presentation-meets-exhibit today at Milan Fashion Week.

Remo Ruffini, the firm’s current president, creative director and CEO, opted to bring together a collective of eight different creative concepts that, when housed under one roof, would still bring forth a cohesive Moncler vision. Each section in the Moncler Genius building is numbered accordingly to distinguish between the projects, while the brand’s signature down jacket serves as a key focus across the board. With the exception of functionality as a core tenet to each piece, designers were given free rein to interpret their contribution to fall as they saw fit.

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Moncler 1952
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Pierpalo Piccioli (section 1), for example, took the classic duvet and exaggerated its length and form, taking function to an avant-garde level. In section 2, Moncler 1952, signature styles were refreshed with bold colors and enlarged logos. Moncler Grenoble in the third segment played up prints and patterns, adding a cheerfulness to the technical gear.

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Moncler Grenoble
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Next up was Simone Rocha’s capsule (#4), a nod to “pragmatic femininity,” according to the press release. She chose to infuse the softness of a floral print with the structured silhouette of a voluminous petticoat.

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Moncler Simone Rocha
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Craig Green (#5) took the puffer to another dimension, creating an all-black maxi hooded coat featuring tubing. Heavy-duty black shoes completed the new-age look.

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Moncler Craig Green
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Moncler Noir Kei Ninomiya also offers rugged black shoes, specifically lace-up boots, with its pieces. With section six standing for “wearable geometry,” Ninomiya utilized his skillful no-sew construction technique to the styles to create a geometric patterned finish.

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Moncler Noir Kei Ninomiya
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The Fragment by Hiroshi Fujiwara concept brought in royal blue as a primary color pop within the puffers. As for the footwear, it was all about colorblocked hiking boots.

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Moncler Fragment Hiroshi Fujiwara
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Last but not least, Palm Angels opted for red as its main expression of color. With more pared-down versions of outerwear, logos and branding were key details for this concept.

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Moncler Palm Angels
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