There’s capsule collections, and then there’s capsule collections with Mario Testino. The legendary photographer has gone back to his roots for the Mario Testino for MATE Collection, joining forces with the luxury e-tailer to create pieces that are rich in Peruvian history.
The collection is part of Testino’s new exhibition, Alta Moda, which opened on April 18 at Avenido Pedro de Osma in the photographer’s hometown of Lima, Peru. The beautifully crafted designs features silk and cotton blend kaftans, silk scarves, tote bags and clutches, in graphic prints sourced from archived collections from the region.
Jewellery designer Vicki Beamon (whose vintage-inspired designs for Erickson Beamon are also stocked on Net-A-Porter) created the jewellery pieces for the capsule collection, in a modern spin on South American craft. The exhibition’s accompanying coffee tome, Alta Moda, will also be available on Net-A-Porter.
Source: Vogue Australia