Hello and welcome back to another ‘Behind the Sketch’ of Ferrajean!
Today we will be exploring the story and inspiration behind one of Ferrajean’s newest and upcoming pieces, ‘Embellished Love’.
‘Embellished Love’ began as a piece of red embroidery that caught the eye of our Founder and Designer, Lucille. What attracted her to this material in particular, was its deep wine red colour and intricate beaded detailing.
The deep red is reminiscent and universally symbolic of ‘love’ and ‘romance’ and so inspired Lucille to create a piece that embodied such symbols. Yet, the inspiration and idea goes further than the surface. The embroidered detail reminded Lucille of love that has been broken, but also still exists.
‘Embellished’ is defined as ‘to make (something) more attractive by the addition of decorative details or features.’ In relation to ‘love’, a relationship can be embellished with material things, money and falsities, to make it appear ‘more attractive’ to the outside world, but the truth will ultimately still exist beyond the surface.
Lucille used this concept to create a jumpsuit that is relatively translucent in areas, to symbolise seeing through the material and below the surface. She then hand-cut the material left over and used it to cover the more intimate areas of the body, to symbolise how material things in an ’embellished’ relationship can offer a form of validation and protection from the outside world.
On the lighter side, the detailing and snug fit of the jumpsuit makes it perfect for glamorous occasions, nights out and will ensure you are red-carpet ready.
The piece is daring and goes great with confidence 😉
If you would like to model our jumpsuit or partner with Ferrajean, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org
Below is the original sketch of ‘Embellished Love’ –
Below is the finished jumpsuit –
See you all soon!
From FJ Marketer, Abby x