The models of Saint Laurent Spring 2015 collection looked like cowboy punk rockers wearing a selection of ponchos, fringed tops, leather jackets and the like, many accented by regal touches of gold. There is also a grunge influence in this show with the horizontal striped tees which were layered under many of the jackets.
Fashion designer Umit Benan presented his Spring/Summer 2015 collection inspired by photographer Slim Aarons, The collection is a balance between chic and slightly tacky. Find out our pictures after the jump.
“Men don’t change every season, even every year,” said Ossendrijver. “What changes is their lifestyle. We always set luxury too high. Now men are on their bikes or on the metro or using Uber. They don’t wear a suit, or if they do, it’s different, with sneakers, and sleeves pushed up.” So that was where the collection was coming from: still with Lanvin’s decadent elegance but infused with an active, urgent spirit.
Designer Alexandre Mattiussi presented his spring 2015 menswear runway in a Parisian High School. Younger than usual, the models oscillated between boyish and playful or masculine and chic. See the show after the jump.
Kenzo unveiled its spring 2015 Menswear runway which embodies both American and French influences. Still-new designers Humberto Leon and Carol Lim – Americans in Paris founders of the internationally known shop Opening Ceremony – presented a collection which featured canvas coats, parkas, shirts and tees emblazoned with fresh prints, polka-dots, and nautical stripes.
A four-seat Cessna airplane, exploding in four directions was at the center of Givenchy’s circular catwalk, an installation by Dutch artist Paul Veroude. WWD questionned: “Was it a signal of the military undercurrent in Riccardo Tisci’s spring men’s wear, full of multi-pocket aviator jackets dangling ripcord zipper pulls? Or was it perhaps symbolic of a designer pulled in too many directions?”. See the show after the jump and discover that its closer of the latter presumption with a lot of different influences, jumping from schoolboy short sets to black skullcaps from a bygone era of hip-hop. But Tisci stayed focus on sharp lines and slim tailoring.
This season, a lot of designers have worked denim, Belgian designer is also part of this list. Youthful and loosely tailored suits were his main statement in lustrous fabrics in jean-like shades. Discover KVA Spring 2015 wardrobe after the jump.
Jumbo proportions and sports references for Juun. J spring 2015 collection titled Oxford. The most part of the range was done in pristine white and baseball stripes. Discover the runway featuring pieces such as Boxy T-shirts, boat-neck tops and robe coats were paired with cropped baggy pants with elastic waistbands. The athletic look was completed with minimalist footwear in collaboration with Adidas.
For Spring/Summer 2015, designer Damir Doma has choosen to present his collection as an exhibtion including an installation, a film and an in-house magazine that explores the current collection. “After six years I wanted to get out of the box, to tell the story around the brand and not just around the clothes” said Doma.
Kim Jones was named for a Rudyard Kipling character, the Irish orphan alone in late-19th-century India. Jones is a real traveling man, so it’s surprising that it has taken him all this time to actually get to India. It was the late Louise Wilson, his professor at Central Saint Martins, who persuaded him to make the trip. He dedicated his latest collection for Louis Vuitton to her.
Rick Owens deep inspiration for this show was ”L’Après-Midi d’un Faune”, Nijinsky’s scandalous debut for the Ballets Russes in 1912, which is widely considered to be the birth of modern dance. Called “Faun”, the collection play with contrast between the paganism of Nijinsky’s performance versus the sophistication and artifice of high culture.
Julien David showed the first fruit of the new sponsorship deal with surf brand Quick Silver during his menswear spring 2015 runway. A range including UV-resistant wet suits chalked with tuxedo lapels and a frilly jabot. Julien David’s “chic surfers” wore cheeky parkas made from paraffin-coated cotton, cut in the shape of a swallow-tailed coat and paired with boardshorts and bow ties. Designer and Californian surf brand will collaborate during six season.