Flashes of neon at Ohne Titel weren’t only visible on the models’ lips yesterday. Designers Alexa Adams and Flora Gil, who take a very academic approach to design with consistently impressive results, explained backstage at their spring 2011 show that the pops of color in the clothes, shoes, and accessories were meant to offset the strong graphic black-and-white prints inspired by Japanese art. Check out the Plexiglas neon-accented necklaces up close in the video and hear the designers explain where the name Ohne Titel came from in the first place. And if you still don’t know how to pronounce it, they can clear that up too.
See more: Ohne Titel’s Spring 2011 Collection