One of the most exciting avenues of fashion is how experimental it can get by integrating various technologies, which is exactly what Coperni did on its glowing shawl. Originally revealed on creative director Sebastien Meyer’s Instagram, we reposted the video in which Vittora Ceretti is seen modelling the garment to our TikTok, which surpassed 400k views. The reviews, as always, were mixed but the reactions were priceless.
Coperni has been known to use unconventional materials for its garments – think of the Bella Hadid spray-on dress that made its appearance on the runway last season or the recent Meteorite Swipe bag made out of moon rock. This time around, Coperni showed a reflective shawl that quite literally glows. While little is known about the fabric choices and the actual craftsmanship behind the garment, @lar_bear6 has their own theory on the process, stating “But they won’t tell you how many lightning bugs have to die for this”. We’re not sure on how accurate this is but we appreciate the creativity of this idea.
Whether you understand it or not, most of you were still impressed by the coat. @empressvalentine said “Omg I need” while @kate_wilczynska_ simply commented “stunning”. The mystery surrounding the workings of this piece could be what makes it all the more impressive. Some of you could barely even comprehend what is going on, including @monarchapothecary who is convinced that there has “got to be some editing”.
While some were left speechless, others were less impressed. @eemia_bobeea had a pretty reductive opinion, leaving a comment that read “So.. an LED blanket then”. Along the same lines, @nupie10 said “Looks like a bath mat”. We just want to know where @nupie10 shops for their bath matts because that would be a pretty impressive bathroom addition.
We can always dream of owning a piece like the Coperni glowing shawl. In fact, @thetorijoy knows exactly where she wants to see this dress, at “the Renaissance tour”. If there is one person Coperni should make this dress for, it’s Beyoncé.
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