The fashion of today is trapped in what it could be called a crossroads. The concept of style is increasingly capitalised, clothing seems a frivolous good, and even luxury is irrelevant in a world increasingly distorted by epidemics and consequent social crises. So, where does that pleasure for clothes fit today, that excitement for the art of dressing up and showing off? Amsterdam-based designer Marlou Breuls
may be young, but she is living proof that age is not incompatible with wisdom and that her vision of fashion as an art form can be one of the survival routes of this industry. Personality, experimentation and fashion, real fashion from the future that is to come.