This season Bleu attended London Collections: Men and we have selected a few from of our favorite designers.
Tourne de Transmission
Tourne de Transmission SS17 showcased a collection inspired by a conversation between creative director Graeme Gaughan and NYC based contemporary artist Chris Dorland.
The vision for the collection came from eastern apparel wear of custom, cuttings and sihlouettes. Use of fabrics found within the collection came from detailed raw edges and patchworking running throughout the collection, paired together with rain ponchos and military parkas, biker Jackets and Bonbon candy color sweatshirt.
Oliver Spencer chose Casa Malaparte as a inspiration for this season collection, taking Mediterranean influence and infusing it with tailoring. Casa Malaparte brought the influence of Italian architecture with its surrounding coastline, which inspired Spencer minimalist designed from his spring –summer 17 collection. It is noticeable the color pallet consist of Pompeii red, navy blue and honey which are offset color infused within the collection. Use of fabric includes silk, cotton, linen , merino and nylon.
After a recent trip to morocco inspired by the vibrant city of Marrakech and colorful street brought to life CMMN SWDN spring-summer 17 collection. It is said the collection is inspired by the warmth, exoctic spies and mixture of warmth colour. The collection is a juxtaposition between focusing on shades of nude, ochre and ash grey tones. Key pieces designed in the collection are cashmere stripy jacket, woven check coat and high waist pleated trousers.
Liam Hodges spring- summer 2017 consisted of utility work wear, combining an oversized padded bomber and patch- work tracksuit. This season for Liam Hodges is about adding fun and playing with shape, proportion and collaging presented throughout the collection. Key pieces highlighted throughout the collection were the collaboration between Dickies.