Sumary of Max Mara: cruise collection dazzles in Lisbon with an erotic feminism:
- On Tuesday, Max Mara’s cruise collection for this season was presented in Lisbon, inspired by Natália Correia, the famous Portuguese freethinker, great artistic lady and star of literary society.
- The result was a series of wonderful pencil skirts combined with short tops and high skirts exposing a few inches of the belly.
- Max Mara It all happened in the garden of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, one of the largest private art collections in the world, built by an Armenian immigrant who a century ago was the richest man It was here, at the Gulbenkian Foundation, that Max Mara’s creative director, Ian Griffiths, saw for the first time a painting by Natália Correia painted by Nikias Skapinakis.
- Her friends and relives the meetings of intellectuals at the Bar Botequim, where Henry Miller, Graham Greene or Eugène Ionesco
- Griffiths who was born in England and in recent has done several fashion shows at Bocconi, the main business school in Italy, comments: It’s ironic
- Natália Correia’s most famous work was probably her Anthology of Portuguese Erotic and Satirical Poetry, a daring compendium of extravagant ideas and dreams, for which she was condemned by António Salazar.
- Griffiths reflected on a preview of the show: Natalia was famous for her brand of feminism: erotic liberalism.