The icosphere fall-winter 2014 collection is born from the creator julia smith, her british heritage and the brand’s futuristic concept. Urban , modern, functional. Inspiration like the icosphere is multi-faceted: The codes of military uniforms from the past, clothing worn to fight battles, to inspire leadership and conform to the body’s movement, transforming the 18th and 19th centuries into modernity using essential cuts and details with no superfluousness. Inspiration from the same historical period - the grace of poets in high-necked collar shirts and waistcoats, ties and stocks from the cavalry, also seen in the cut of the trousers as well as the jackets. Not forgetting haute jewellery in precious accessories, cufflinks closing this elegant silhouette in silver and gold. Knitwear returns to its source in aran-knited stitches, with a modern interpretation. Relief stitches inspired by military brandebourg-passementerie designs, symbolising the wearer and his grade. Urban–the monolith is the central graphic identity of icopshere, it extends into bands which are carved into jackets, trousers, knitwear. Extending into pleats in collars for suits and double collars in shirts. Sixties inspired thin ties and small collars, fine lapels and hand-made boots with nuances of colour in hand buffed finishes.
Lean silhouettes, short proportions, cuts adding volume in the most luxurious fabrics, wools (super 150s and 120s), wool/silk, modernity in wool stretch, flat fabrics to give structure to the forms. Finest cottons for shirts and swathes of cashmere in scarves, silk in ties and cummerbunds, pleated by hand.
Graphic colours; black, shades of grey – somber to light, white and military red. The collection combines a past literary style remembering keats and tennyson with a military influence embodying the future.
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En avant-première, la collection Automne Hiver 2014-15 Manufacture Regain shooté par Christian Lartillot à Ax Les Thermes dans les Pyrénées sur Clément Becq, équipe de France de natation, et Hugo Marquez, équipe de France de judo.
Discover the latest Fall Winter 2014-15 Manufacture Regain collection shot by Christian Lartillot in Ax Les Thermes, Pyrenees France, on Clément Becq, French national professional swimmer and Hugo Marquez, French national professional judoka.
Shaun Samson delves into pageantry and sport for his Autumn/Winter ’14 collection, presented as part of the NEWGEN MEN Pop-Up showroom at London Collections: Men, sponsored by Topman and the British Fashion Council.
‘I imagine an Eastern European Military Academy and the boys there listening to music when they’re in P.E. class’, Samson says of his inspirations for the collection. ‘Super masculine references in American sport culture I think become more androgynous and elegant when translated from a different part of the world…things are a bit peculiar and odd – but in a good way’, he continues.
School uniform and gym ensembles are interpreted with confident pleats, sweatshirt fabrics drape from necklines, and cozy wool cable knits have seamlessly rolled collars; elements that are traditionally more prevalent in womenswear. Pleated shirts are made in comfortable flannel and plaid fabrics, and add both a Scottish and grunge edge to the collection, which Samson describes as ‘harmoniously off’.
The graphics continue this ‘off’ theme with sweatshirts that are emblazoned with quotes one would find on the walls of a weightlifting room, but blurred so they look like an overlooked mistake. T-shirts feature wrestlers in mid-move, collaged with mirror and holographic vinyl backgrounds. Padded looks round off the collection, which is styled throughout with thigh-high hockey socks and floral garlands.
The full collection can be viewed at the LONDON show ROOMS: Paris from 17 – 21 January.
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Charlotte Licha after successfully launching her ready-to-wear in 2009 decided to put all her efforts in a Couture collection who will be presented in Paris in January 2014. With sophisticated shapes, elegant curves and hand-made embroideries, her vision of the Women will be transcended in her Couture line.