2017 collection and film by Kacper Kasprzyk at
Paris Fashion Week
Finnish design house
Marimekko continued its journey at Paris Fashion Week by presenting the
Fall/Winter 2017 collection and film at the Finnish embassy on 5 March.
In 2017, the centenary of
its home country's independence, Marimekko celebrates the Finnish creative
culture and design heritage. The Fall/Winter 2017 collection was inspired by
Finnish art, architecture and folklore and the mysticism of national epic
Kalevala, and how the influence of Finnish nature can be seen in the country's
During the presentation Marimekko also premiered a film, directed by renowned Polish-Swedish fashion photographer and director Kacper Kasprzyk. Filmed in different locations in Helsinki, the film shows the ordinary from an interesting point of view. Kasprzyk was also inspired by the craftsmanship of Marimekko's textile printing factory in Helsinki.