"These scars of mine make wounded rhymes tonight. I dream of times when you were mine so I can keep it like a haunting heart beating close to mine."
Lyonard presents the début collection for Fall 2014 | 2015: Folie à Deux – a madness shared by two. The collection is an anthropological study of mental disorders. Folie à Deux is a psychiatric syndrome in which symptoms of a delusional belief are transmitted from one individual to another. This is explored in the collection through analysing twins, and demonstrated through mirroring, shaping, hiding, pleating and tucking.
The collection of dresses features the highest quality knitwear, constructed from finest mulberry silk, linen and mercerized cottons, in a neutral colour pallet. Elongated shapes run throughout the collection, that is inspired by gowns from Victorian mental asylums, and features innovative techniques in 3D pleating, tucking and modern lace.
With special thanks to
The Friends of Beckenham Place Park
Photography by Luke Nugent
Makeup by AnnMarie Lawson
Hair by Kelby Duggan
Models Alex and Maria at Profile