A total of 21 young designers presented their collection for the Spring/Summer 2023 season during the latest edition of Madrid Fashion Week (MBFWMadrid) which took place in the Spanish capital over the past week, from Thursday through Sunday.
The designers are final-year students in Fashion Design at ESNE, the University of Design, Innovation and Technology in Madrid.
The name of the students’ SS23 collection translates to Somewhere in Time in English, with which the young creators aim to depict the concept of nostalgia, understood as the longing for the land, customs and/or folklore of one’s country or region.
Through the collection, the designers hope to start a conversation about how the SS23 theme relates to a sentimentalist view of their creations.
According to a press release shared by the school, the collection theme, ‘Somewhere in Time’ represents a duality in which the proposed collection gives rise to a perspective in which idyllic scenarios coexist, expressed through a variety of contrasting silhouettes in the student designs.
The students created an imaginary world full of textures using experimental textile techniques, combined with craft techniques such as braiding, printing or crochet.
In addition they used light materials such as chiffon and silk organza or cotton tulle for their SS23 designs, as well as other heavier materials such as cotton twill or taffeta.
The colour palette of the collection consists of a combination of neutral tones and strawberry pink, lime green and tangerine shades.
View some of the SS23 looks below.
The 21 ESNE students who contributed creatively to the Somewhere in Time collection are Paloma Mayor, Laura Castro, Esther Martínez, Teresa Hormigos, Laura Martín, Gloria Requejo, Mary Carmen Mata, Marina Huertas, Adriana López, Ariadna Vázquez, Qin Qin Lin, Clara Caballero, Inés Sevillano, Elena Atienzar, Carla Justiniano, Luna García, Alejandra Pino, Alba Ferreras, Andrea González, Carla García-Faya and María Cortés.
The ESNE SS23 fashion show was held at Factoría MEEU (Madrid Urban Exhibitions and Events), a space located near Madrid's Chamartín train station.