Michael Van der Ham Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection

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Michael van der Ham’s AW13 collection is heavily based around the idea of combining tactile textures to create something that offers functionality as well as beauty.

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Smudged camouflage in shades of green, yellow and navy work well alongside the chiffon separates with a dreamy aesthetic that makes this collection cohesive despite the diverse range of garments on offer. Originally from the Netherlands and a graduate of Central Saint Martins, Van der Ham’s ethereal ideals provide a welcome contrast to the audacity of his contemporaries.

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His innovative use of texture is certainly his strength and his ability to channel this into a commercially viable collection means that his star is only sure to rise.

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