The couture brand by Livia Stoianova and Yassen Samouilov’s SS23 collection is an artistic, innovative, and introspective response to the global energy crisis.

Founded in Paris in 1998, On Aura Tout Vu has been enchanting the fashion industry for 25 years with their avant-garde designs. The brainchild of Livia Stoianova and Yassen Samouilov, the couture brand blends art, fashion, performance, and innovation into a bold, one-of-a-kind world where crystal and feather embellishments are a plenty and unconventional materials are the norm. With a focus on intricate craftsmanship and experimental artistry, they have garnered the adoration of celebrities such as Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, and Cate Blanchett.

Sunlightpower, the Spring-Summer 2023 collection, is On Aura Tout Vu at their best. An embodiment of human energy and solar power, it asks and seeks to answer the following complex question: can human beings turn towards themselves and draw on their own resources to create their own energy?Looking at photovoltaic generated energy from the sun, as well as piezo energy from movement, the design duo incorporated elements of each into their couture pieces to create garments that are not only artistic, but utilitarian as well — making wearers a part of the solution to the current energy crisis.

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