Born from a desire to create, a desire to collaborate, a desire to express and be and to define that which one “is”, RIACHI STUDIO has evolved from Scottish designer Natalie Riachi and her international team of creatives.
The first collection has been inspired by that initial fool’s energy: the chaotic unbridled power of creation, expression and passion, and it has slowly been shaped and guided into hand-designed, digitally patterned jersey fabric, cut and sewn into concentrated garments of collaboration’s realised dreams.
The same energy was driven into the photoshoot. Take a handful of creatives, put them into a room with camera equipment, make-up and hairspray and a good dose of “why don’t we…” ambiguity and shake it all around. Radical approaches to image making and style taking abound — real film was used, Photoshop wasn’t. The frowns, winks, smiles, frayed hems, loose threads and ruffles stayed. We wanted to capture and revel in the earnestness of artful creation.