MADRID, Oct 18, 2009 / FW/ — The brainchild of design duo Cuca Ferrá and Pablo de la Torre, Bohento takes the Rorschach test on the runway, observing the power of psychoanalysis and giving form it form within the label’s Spring-Summer 2010 collection, contributing garments with differing prints that match the personality of their patterns.
Those familiar with the Rorschach inkblot test know that it the subjects’ perceptions of the inkblots are recorded and then analyzed using psychological interpretation, complex scientifically derived algorithms, or both.
In a fashion context, not everything is as assumed, and not everything has to be in the established order. The mind, despite being subject to mathematical formulas, plays with shapes and concepts.
As occurs on each print during the Rorschach test, Bohento is presenting a collection structured in patterned portions. It is the result of dissecting planes, of changing the axis of symmetry to its most asymmetrical axis.
By doing this, we find a series of proposals which, in an orderly fashion, seek an as-of-yet unfound diagnosis.The cuts of the garments appear in a spontaneous manner, and the pleats an d creases create volumes which are translated into a psychological meaning.
Basic colours such as black and white, characteristic of the Rorschach prints, complement the faithful greys used by Bohento. As a contrast: nocturnal blue, stony sky blue, mustard-tinged green and cauldron black.