Ergon Mykonos Xanthi Skirt is part of 1821 Evolution collection inspired by the painters of the revolution during the early 19th century, who left behind an enormous heritage for the generations to come. SS21 is a tribute to the 200 years of Greece’s liberation from 400 years of slavery by the Ottoman Empire.
The inspiration for Ergon Mykonos 1821 Evolution comes from a research of the history and the scenes depicted with ‘journalistic detail’ on the canvases by Eugene Delacroix, William Turner, August Vinson, Nikolaos Gyzis, and many others. The textiles and designs emerge to revive a kind of tableau vivant composed by the pleats of foustanela skirt and tsarouxi shoes worn from the heroes prepared for war, the Agamemnon boat owned by the heroic figure of Bouboulina and the jewelry pattern designed on the blouses of Greeks during that time. This year’s narrative is an anniversary to freedom; an opportunity for redefinition; a tribute to the female figure of the time. Strongly artistic and symbolic this new empowering collection serves as a stylistic dialogue that joins the past with the present.
Filareti is wearing Xanthi a classic pencil skirt made of 100% Greek cotton, woven on electrical loom and pattern designed originally by ‘ergon Mykonos team. Featuring two side pockets, and extra pockets at the hip area, fitted waist, front button and sealed zipper closure, front and back side opening . Pattern inspiration:1821 is a pattern conceived as a “heroic mosaic” composed by different emblems taken from the Greek revolution. Almost like an abstract design the pattern includes the year of the revolution 1821, the tsarouxi shoe, the scimitar and the fez. Available in three different colors, mauve, yellow, pink. Style inspiration: Xanthi is inspired by the feminine skirt of the time and it has openings at the front and the back and rough seams so as to remind the torn clothes of the battle.
Every Ergon Mykonos single design or item invites you to travel in time and the culture of Greece and stands as a piece of art on its own. What makes the brand unique is the use of exclusive, handmade textiles, that follow the Greek technique of the loom which has survived through the centuries. Respecting our planet and responding to the shifting needs of fashion the brand has adopted a made-to-order production cycle and we produce on demand your orders. Please allow up to 3-5 working days for garments to be created.
The story behind each collection by Ergon Mykonos comes from the images and tales of Greek mythology, elements & materials of Greece’s rich past and is customised to the contemporary, minimal aesthetic and artistic glance of the brand’s designer Marietta Karpathiou.