The spring collection debut of storied fashion designer Akou Delacour

Internationally acclaimed trend designer Akou Delacour not too long ago showcased his assortment at the American Club in Dhaka.The night was a resounding achievements and the dancefloor was comprehensive of bass and praises of the designer’s creative decisions &#13

20 March, 2022, 12:15 pm

Final modified: 20 March, 2022, 03:20 pm

Bangladesh is the textile money of the planet. You would be hard pressed to locate a model that does not source its materials from Bangladesh. So it was both of those a breath of fresh new air and extended overdue for our money to host a prolific trend designer, entrepreneur and part design. 
‘Maison Delacour’ was the spring assortment debut of storied vogue designer Akou Delacour at the American Club in Dhaka on 17 March. 

Working in ravishing reds and gregarious greens, the designer effaced himself totally and was omnipresent at the occasion concurrently.

Revelry and runway

The show’s attendees integrated the modest and limited-knit expat group mingled with Dhaka’s higher class elite, together with trend fans and business veterans. 
The marginally uneven runway was centre phase, integrated with nature and encircling a tree entangled in fairy lights with chandeliers hanging from its boughs. 

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This was wonderful foreshadowing for Akou’s vogue line as most of it would have themes of ‘wildness’, ‘ferocity’ and ‘nature’ all woven from his creative vision, replete with course. 

To the remaining of the phase was a halogen lit picture booth flanked by white tables filled with goodie baggage for the visitors.

By style

The designer himself was bedecked head to toe in a regal purple and gold getup, greeting visitors, marshalling types and putting the last touches on almost everything. 

Easy and effusive, observing him for even a temporary moment would strike you with the revelation of why these kinds of a storied designer who has been showcased in New York, studied in Paris, showcased and included by large title publications, would be debuting his fashion line here. Very simple, it is simply because he sees possibility. 

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Delacour is one of the founding associates of GoDeskOne, a cloth sourcing, excellent controlled middleman in the textile source chain. The artist is multifaceted, his eye for style and design is effectively complemented by his shrewd business acumen.

A ‘dogmatic’ pre-exhibit

The spotlight of the evening was a pet show. Seven dogs have been demonstrated off to the viewers who had been in the full swing of revelry. 

A Covid-19 physician, Dr Neely shared the tale of her Guatemalan rescue puppy Ketzi, who was the only a person in the shelter that was not barking. 

On the other aspect of the spectrum was a anxious bundle of electricity named Tikka whose operator Kelly, is the dog’s psychological help human. 

When questioned how his practical experience on the runway was, Ketzi the silent black puppy curtly replied, “Ruff.” 

Design conduct

The gala demonstrate begun off with an acapella song by AfroBangla artist Oli and transitioned effortlessly into the initially dresses of the night. 

Akou understands his natural environment and audience so perfectly, he starts off with ravishing reds and gregarious greens. On the birth anniversary of the Father of our Country, Akou experienced the audience already enraptured and working in double entendres out-the-gate. 

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The designer’s final showcase had themes of liberation, feminism, and self-assertion, he changed tack in favour of vibrancy, colour and “the interior wildness” as explained by the jovial learn of ceremonies, Omar.