Fashion, Art & what follows
Art & Business | Pièce d’Anarchive ( » Archive » as in artisanal skill and « Anarchy » as in chaos) is the name of the Royer sisters’ confidential brand, which has already been recognised by the ANDAM award. Their 2014 spring/summer collection presented at the Palais de Tokyo resonates with the work of French artist Jean-Pierre Raynaud which inspired them in their designs. Unlike luxury brands, Déborah and Priscilla Royer’s approach is based on a reflection of the creative process. The starting point was the artist’s masterpiece - his house - built with white tiles and black joints; a minimalistic and mystical place that he destroyed after 23 years in 1993. And the entire collection is inspired by the image of squares and junctions. Jean-Pierre Raynaud collaborated in the staging of the show by contributing containers filled with debris from the house : an allegory of destruction and construction. The young designers have reignited the questions surrounding the masterpiece by the long-established 74-year-old artist and put out the following statement : « Here, everything is shown, nothing is explained ».
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