Still, there is something elusive and exciting in any lacy thing, that certainly makes the fight with a vengeance girls' hearts. We therefore with particular interest and gladly accept those collections in which lace suddenly comes to the fore and steadfastly holds a leading position. Because that's lace gives us those delightful sensations, which are so lacking in our pragmatic and prudent age.
More on the territory of ancient Persia, archaeologists have found the remains of tissue that can be considered the progenitors of modern lace. They are based on cellular sirloin grid with gold and silver embroidery. Thus fillet may be performed from almost any threads - silk, wool, cotton, flax, or in modern times, synthetic fibers with predetermined properties.
Psychologists believe that ladies ineradicable love for lace mothers based on whimsical opportunity to feel both clothed and nude. A sort of frank sexuality without vulgarity and aggression, the combination of overt eroticism and cute shy innocence.
The most curious thing that, according to some historians suit, thanks for all that we have a pretty shamelessness clergy of the Catholic Church. It is clear that the art of fine weaving yarns were born simultaneously in different countries on different sides of the ocean - and to the south and west, and north. However, the birthplace of lace in the usual form of a glamorous yet considered Italy.
And were the firstthings of lace just the clergy, which was particularly important decoration festive ceremonial robes. But quickly became beautiful fabrics attract the attention of the nobility. For small little things, stitched and vyvyazannye hand, at one time gave some quite fabulous, unbelievable money. Lace collar of Venice could cost expensive gold necklace with diamonds.
This is all the more surprising that the basis of this delicate and expensive art is the most that neither is a democratic and coarse netting on the Mediterranean fishing crafts. That's how connected rough prose of life and the romantic glamor to give humanity something totally unimaginable beautiful and seems to have eternal.
This "eternal" from time to time become the dominant trend of the fashion season and would be sure to present in each seasonal collection in the form of details, decor, decoration, retro hints. In the current spring-summer season we can say lucky. The world's leading designers showed us just a craze lacy little things, and very different trends and styles.
The most provocative, of course, isItalian lace. After all, it is the long history and the most ancient traditions. In the XVI century the local craftsmen invented tissue called punto in aria (stitch in air). The most famous was, of course, Venetian lace, the history of which is surrounded by a romantic aura.
According to legend, a simple Italian sailor returning from a long voyage, gave his beloved patient brought from far away algae that seafarers due to an exquisite and fine weave called "lace mermaid." When a loved one again went on a long voyage, his ladylove bored in memory of his lovely start to weave lace, modeled on his gift.
It is for the Venetian lace, which consists of tiny stitches, make a simple needle and thread, without fabric base, made sketches of the great Italian artists who did not shun this way to realize their creative ambitions. And the artisans for their implementation have created special stitches and loops - for example, stitch knot, lace on the grid (tulle), Murano and needle stitch. In the most expensive samples used seven different types of weaving.
After the collapse of the Venetian Republic this kind of lace gradually began to wither and yield in the competition of other territories. Almost simultaneously for a place under the sun began to fight fine French lace (eg Brabant) and English elegant embroidery, which was essentially embroidery, consisting of holes treated with scalloped seam or joint cordon.
In Europe, traditional Italian lace to the XVIII century is very much to pressFrench braiding tatting - Wicker contour, contrast knotted lace, made by a shuttle (or needle). That it came from France in Russia and became one of the hottest hobbies under the name familiar to us (from the French «frivole» - empty, frivolous).
In essencelace is a delicate, more dense patterns (vegetable or other ornaments) Air grid without the base fabric. There may be a myriad of options using different texture and color threads. Initially, there was lace, in which elements embroidered or woven pattern were connected by thin bundles with its characteristic dynamic baroque swirls and large flowers with relief contour.
Then they began to produce air tulle lace motifs Rococo - garlands, swirls and tons. D. This pattern is usually located on the edge, but the rest of the background placed small flowers. There were still popular types of tulle - the so-called "Blondie" (from gold and black silk) and "Chantilly" (white and black twisted silk).
In general, even easy viewing history laces enough to understand and our passion for this material, and the passion of each designer. As a result, this season lace can be seen almost everywhere. For example, a ticket to the show Fendi collection was made in the style of an English sewing. Fashion house Chanel handbags adorned tiny girl's delicate inlays and Maloles shoes and Pollini presented quite classical models, but made of thick cotton lace.
Each designer at the same time his passion. Fine English embroidery, featuring elegant simplicity can be seen in the collections of Chloe, Balenciaga, Givenchy. It seems that this summer we will be happy to be in their choice on the whitest thing in this style, reminiscent of my grandmother's doily provincial towns in Britain.
In any case, in the preparation of summer wardrobe must understand the main thing: without laces (even if only in the form of ribbons in her hair loose over her shoulders), you now can not do