PROFILE WANDA NYLON Wanda Nylon is a Paris-based fashion brand developing a functional luxurious stylish wardrobe inspired by rain protection and water.
The label fuses innovation, comfort and style, giving a strong contemporary and luxurious twist to functional rainwear.
The first intent was to have rainy days become fashionable with a sartorial wardrobe in water-resistant materials.
And then propose a full range of classics in innovative water resistant fabrics, including pencil skirts, blazers and sweaters.
Each design has an emblematic name : trench Wanda, caban Victoire, perfecto Johnny, cape Joséphine, parka Claude, anorak Camille…
The first collection, SS2013, introduces the staples of the label : the clear trench, the vinyl/flocked velvet styles, the stylish parkas…
The creative team focuses on exclusive plastic fabric developments to create an innovative and as much as possible ecological collection.
This long-term research allowed to obtain a very soft and supple polyurethane, comfortable and resistant for garments.
All pieces have clean cuts and specific details such as rivets for perspiration and tricolor zips.
French production; French and Italian fabrics.
Cyclone2013: polyurethane (PU), polyester, vinyl, PVC, fur trims (fox). 70% ecological fabrics.
The first collection, CYCLONE 2012-2013, has been officially introduced during Paris Fashion Week, sept2012. A PARIS-BASED CREATIVE DUO Peter Hornstein, a German designer specialized in high tech materials. Mastering traditional couture craftsmanship, he graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp and gained several prizes and fast recognition in the fashion industry.
Johanna Senyk started as a stylist and began very soon to do consulting for Haute Couture French houses. She lately co-founded the brand Anthony Vacarello and is the casting director for renown edgy labels such as JW Anderson or THE ROW (sisters Olsen).
The two creative directors met during the International Festival de La Mode at Hyères where Peter won a prize with his °bionic° collection.