PALLADIUM FW21 COLLECTION
PALLADIUM BRINGS ITS SURVIVE AND REVIVE FW21 COLLECTION TO LIFE WITH A SERIES OF IMAGINATIVE CREATIVE CAMPAIGNS
Iconic French brand Palladium brings its 74-years of footwear innovation to life with its FW21 collection. Constantly striving towards new and innovative ways of bringing its heritage silhouettes into the 21st century while simultaneously creating contemporary designs for today’s urban explorers, Palladium unveils one of its most ambitious collections to date.
Grounding the new season is the Heritage category which focuses on military inspired silhouettes taken from Palladium’s rich product archive and re-invents them through the use of new production techniques, fresh details and future-forward fabrications. The Metropolitan category places the spotlight on contemporary culture as a key inspiration driver. Meeting the practical and functional needs of the new generation is the Urban Utility category with its line-up of entirely new silhouettes, materials, and technologies.
To set the visual narrative of this innovation rich FW21 collection, Palladium has enlisted some of the most talented creatives in the world right now. The campaign collaborators Palladium brought together to capture the collection include French photographer Mathieu Rainaud, whose eye for capturing real moments has led him to work with some of the biggest fashion brands in the world. Hollie Fernando is another young talent whose flamboyant use of rich colours has come to define her creative aesthetic. Cecilia Alvarez-Hevia Arias’ ability to transpose a delicate blend of youth and intimacy provided a sincere and captivating visual dialogue for Palladium. Wendy Huynh’s documentary-led portraiture style provided Palladium with the opportunity to showcase the collection in a uniquely raw light. And, Julian Burgueño lent his eyes and lens to capture Palladium’s FW21 themes of versatility and unity.
Palladium’s ongoing commitment to working with daring and genre-defining creatives has provided the brand with an ever-innovative creative backdrop to help bring its collections to life. The brand’s FW21 collection has been developed to equip its customers for the optimistic post-pandemic world and promises to be a robust companion as the world re-opens after a prolonged period of uncertainty.
Under the Heritage category, Palladium introduces the PALLATROOPER. Inspired by Palladium’s rich military history, this new style revives the original PAMPA boot tread but with a patrol boot silhouette and a longer over the ankle upper. The new style is available in a selection of premium Gold Rated Standard leather uppers including box black leather, an oiled leather for higher durability and a premium look, and finally soft leather for extra comfort – all on top of a moulded rubber outsole. PALLATROOPER OFF-1, OFF-2 and OFF-3 are the direct nod to the aforementioned heritage and it’s all writen around them, from the length of the boot to the smaller details. All are equipped with a zipper for easy on & off and are available in classic colours such as black, brown and dune and what sets OFF-3 different from the rest is the distressed leather used for the upper. PALLATROOPER HI-1, HI-2 & HI-3 are siblings of the previous styles, created with the same materials but the upper is shorter. Completing the collection are PALLATROOPER OX-1 and OX-2. They feature all the great characteristics of a PALLATROOPER boot in the shape of an Oxford shoe.
An essential that will help lead the march in the brave new cultural climate. Staying true to its military roots, Palladium reinvents a classic with a new outsole and creates a style that fits all the occasions.
The Metropolitan category champions the sustainability as a key factor. The RE-CRAFT collection offers eco-friendly styles that tick all the boxes when it comes to design and functionality. PAMPA HI RE- CRAFT is created with a durable fabric and is completed with a recycled outsole and insole. It comes in five different colour options including the eye catching royal blue and firecracker orange. Palladium’s 90s hit PALLASHOCK is also reworked and the mid-cut sneaker boots that feature the chunky outsole is going to be a new seaon staple. PALLA ACE RE-CRAFT is inspired by Palladium’s rich sport history. The magnified diamond shape midsole make this style really stand out.
Under this category REVOLT collection offers styles to those who really doesn’t follow the rules but make the rules. Exaggerated outsole is the key feature of REVOLT styles. Available as hi-tops and low- tops, REVOLT collection will make you stand out no matter where you are. Star of the collection is REVOLT BOOT LTH. With it’s black leather upper and orange details, it is a true homage to the glory days of punk-rock era. REVOLT, is designed for today’s daring and audacious city explorer.
Urban Utility category offers styles that provide the utmost functionality without compromosing on design. In a new era of mobility and travel the new OFF-GRID style presents a sneaker and sneaker- boot which blend urban and outdoor stylistic reference points. Featuring Palladium’s new anatomical outsole that provides the utmost comfort, this style is equipped with an EVA midsole, internal gusset protection and an external waterproof zipper. As an ode, it also features Palladium’s iconic toe-cap.
A true globetrotter, the TRAVEL LITE+ WP and the TRAVEL LITE introduce a lightweight durable boot aimed at working across a diversity of climates and environments. The styles have been created with recycled materials and feature LITE-TECH outsoles. TRAVEL LITE+ WP’s soft nylon upper material and fast lacing system and its lightness make it an ideal choice for all the terrains. Available in classic colours such as black, khaki and white but also in firecracker orange, this will be your go-to boot for the rough weather conditions. TRAVEL LITE’s easy lace system and supportive TPU heelcounter set it aside from the rest.
In a world which is reopening and leaving behind the uncertainties of the last 18 months, Palladium’s FW21 collection is here to guide new explorations and opportunities which lay ahead.
Palladium’s new collection will be available to purchase at www.palladiumboots.com and select global stockists from August/September 2021.
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