Having a pristine weather, North African country Morocco is probably one of the countries with various natural landscape, be it the hot desert, blue coastline or snowy mountains. Specially located next to the continent of Europe and opposite to Strait of Gibraltar, Morocco is significantly influenced by European culture, giving her a unique exotic Arabian aesthetic. Thus, travelers viewed her as serene oasis, while artists, writers and screenwriters came to seek inspirations. This Spring/Summer, EPISODE will take you to this stunning place for an adventurous vacation. Walk in the world of the 21st century contemporary fashion by exploring Morocco’s plentiful sceneries and getting to know Morocco’s fashion legends.
Morocco has made prominent influence to the evolution of modern women’s fashion history. In the 1930s, the leading actress Marie Dietrich in the famous American movie Morocco made a huge breakthrough by presenting a boyish look of wearing a tailcoat. The concept of women wearing pants was completely controversial at the time, as wearing shorter dress was still groundbreaking to most ladies several years after the invention of Coco Chanel’s tweed dress suit. Women pantsuit only became acceptable when, 30 years after, fashion legend and Morocco’s lover Yves Saint-Laurent, created the mythical le smoking suit that starting the new wave of feminism. Saint-Laurent treated Morocco as his second home. Be sure to visit Jardin Majorelle and his memorial museum in Marrakech to learn how his masterpieces empower women. His famous motto “Fashion fade, style is eternal”, coincided EPISODE’s philosophy of establishing women’s confidence by creating simple yet classic designs. This Spring/Summer, we pay tribute to the legends by using diverse tweeds, blazers and knits in suiting, integrating red, white, brown, taupe, navy and sage colours and motifs inspired by Morocco’s nature.