An authentic Riviera aesthetic is revisited as we take inspiration from designers focussed on authentic, natural fabrics with an archival look and feel that include dry hopsack-like weaves and loosely woven linens. These traditional craftsmanship looks are found in the collections of Anissa Aida and Orley.
A palette rooted in traditionally nautical tones sees colonial blues layered in hand-worked stripes and checks. Faded reds come through in smaller proportions, worked in through handstitched detailing on off-whites.
A theme of relaxed authenticity and a focus on fabric interest lends details to both feminine and masculine looks, while a continued interest in genderless dressing sees certain silhouettes including pleated denim and cropped jackets working across both genders.
Fabrics: Summer wouldn’t be summer without a nautical or Riviera story. This one takes a retro approach not so much in styling but in the use of loosely woven linens, crafted rope and mesh looks, as well as faded checks, stripes and jerseys. Note the use of reversible here.
Trims: A life on and by the sea with weather battered labels, ribbons and trims in re-worked stripes and checks in the expected red, white and blue, matelot striped buttons, cleverly patterned zips and stylized seascapes.