• Ricardo Seco Men's Spring 2019

    4 monthes ago - By WWD

    The 50th anniversary of the Mexico City Olympics served as the jumping off point for Ricardo Seco's spring men's collection.
    The designer used stripes and optical illusions along with the late Sixties font and Olympics rings to pay homage to the 1968 Games. These graphics showed up in bombers, T-shirts and track pants that Seco reimagined in bright colors or vibrant black and white.
    More contemporary visual elements such as cell phones and skates were used as accents inside jackets while the current immigration crisis was referenced by large DACA lettering on T-shirts and socks. Seco also...
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  • Public School Men's Spring 2019

    4 monthes ago - By WWD

    Call it Public School part two.
    On the final night of New York Fashion Week: Men's, the streetwear-skewed brand held a party and presentation at a space on Howard Street in Chinatown with its theme kept under wraps until the doors opened.
    “This is our space,” said Dao-Yi Chow, who designs the label with Maxwell Osborne. “This will be our first retail store and this is a soft launch of the space.”
    Throughout the location were mannequins dressed in the new collection - although Chow said the description “needs an asterisk by ‘new.' Everything is recycled, upcycled or dead stock,” he said...
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  • Bode Men's Spring 2019

    4 monthes ago - By WWD

    Aaron Aujla, owner of Green River Project, a furniture and interiors firm, was Emily Bode's primary reference point this season. She met Aujla in New York and they've previously worked together on other projects. (He's created all of the furniture for Bode's presentations.)
    For her collection, Bode drew from Aujla's lineage. His family is from India, but he grew up in British Columbia. Bode has always outsourced her embroidery and embellishment work in India, but this season she worked with more Indian textiles that had historical significance. She made suits from Khadi towels, an Indian...
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