Rodarte dress in Vogue US, July 2008
M’oda ‘Operandi has teamed up with thirteen famous brands and designers to create a collection as tribute to Punk: Chaos To Couture exhibition that will take place in Met Museum in May. The line will also launch on May 2nd and will be priced between $100 to $13,000.
Each designer/brand created a piece inspired by punk. The collaborators include likes of Givenchy, Rodarte, Prabal Gurung, Vivienne Westwood, Moschino, and Tom Binns among others.
The collection is to celebrate Punk as movement and part of fashion. M’oda ‘Operandi co-founder and creative director Lauren Santo Domingo said that:
We are thrilled to offer women the opportunity to capture the spirit of punk with pieces that balance high fashion and rebellion.
M’oda ‘Operandi is an online retailing brand founded by Áslaug Magnúsdóttir and Lauren Santo Domingo. They work to bring the latest unedited designer collections to the fashionistas around the world before the designs even hit the stores.
M’oda ‘Operandi Punk Collection
This is a great opportunity for fashion lovers to get their hands on exclusive designs by famous brands for as low as $100 or those who can afford it can shell out for fashion works of art and enjoy the Punk aesthetics executed in high fashion style.
The Punk: Chaos To Couture exhibition will launch on May 6, 2013 and will stay open from May to August 11. Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci, Anna Wintour, Rooney Mara and Vogue Contributing Editor and M’oda ‘Operandi co-founder Lauren Santo Domingo will be co-chairs for the exhibition.
The exhibition is to include creations from such designers as Gianni Versace, Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood, Rodarte, Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs and Dolce & Gabbana among many others. Those creations include a safety pin black dress by Gianni Versace worn by Liz Hurley at the movie premiere in 1994, torn cardigan by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, torn Rodarte dress (above) and many others.
Take a look at the Punk: Chaos to Couture exhibition preview in the gallery below and tell us what you think about it and the upcoming Punk collection from famous designers.
- dress like a punk