This is the contemporary appeal we are talking about: singular, impactful, immediate and resounding, all of which are conveyed via elegant craft and inevitably, certain roughness.
For a city where fresh art direction abound and ideas auto-renew, A.W.A.K.E., the quirky British label who’s the acronym for All Wonderful Adventures Kindle Enthusiasm, quickly captures the living experience.
Sans the signature modern elements, an army jacket is not exactly aesthetically progressive. But it’s contemporary in another sense: it's completely unbound and self-sufficient.
They glide. They gleam. They ooze poise, grace and drama. Silk fabrics create gentle strength sans aggression.
A few universal design elements to look for on a timeless piece are monochromes, architectural and ergonomic silhouettes, an easy or even oversized fit, and hints of retro vibes.
Above all, I mostly wish to wear the coat sans fussy layers when spring arrives.
It’s never not a time for the multitalented. But now is the utmost. And the trendiest styles are the ones that keep up.
The H&M Design Award 2016 line is positively worth a fitting. If they turn out to sit well with your figure, congratulations - you’ve nailed the most haute-couture piece per cost.
All roads lead to Rome. The ones that lead astray are not oftentimes defined by wrong approaches but a lack of those.