“I went to Atacama and Patagonia and fell in love with the atmosphere that the scenario and silence bring,” designer Pedro Lourenço tells Style.com of the locales that inspired the eye-catching prints in his recent pre-fall collection. “The colors, textures, and emptiness are amazing.”
Lourenço artfully transferred the natural beauty of Patagonia into something more urban, using the digital prints on sleeveless shells and dresses. “I wanted to create windows on the woman’s body so that the landscape could be seen through them,” he says of the process.
When we first laid eyes on Lourenço’s tropical Resort prints by artist Lelli de Orleans e Bragança back in June, we fell in love, as have his clients—the collection is selling quite well at Barneys. It’s safe to assume this round will be no different when it hits stores. As for what’s ahead, he revealed, “The prints for the Fall collection will be done in collaboration with a contemporary artist based in New York. They will be less figurative, more abstract.” Until then, stay tuned.