Kris Van Assche
By Lizzy Bowring

EVERYDAY BASICS Paris: This season, Kriss Van Assche built his collection around the one basic that every man needs, the white T-shirt. The offering …

Jun 30, 2012
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EVERYDAY BASICS
Paris: This season, Kriss Van Assche built his collection around the one basic that every man needs, the white T-shirt. The offering was a straightforward assortment of crisp separates — button-front shirts, khaki pants and shorts and utilitarian jackets. Along with a minimalist palette, materials like cotton shirting, chino, denim and nylon also maintained simplicity. Details like elastic waistbands and cuffs, woven-jersey piecing and layered constructions evolved the classic silhouettes forward. —Anna Jane Davis

Silhouette: Tailored + Sporty

Color:  White / Black / Khaki / Cornflower Blue / Navy / Cranberry / Stone

Key Items: Layered button-front shirt / Elastic waist shorts / Short-sleeved suit / Lustrous parka

Materials: Cotton shirtings / Cotton jersey / Poplin / Chino / Denim / Nylon

Print + Pattern: Blown-up argyle / Baby gingham

Detail + Trim: Mixed material piecing / Elastic / Gathering

Accessories + Footwear: Denim baseball caps / Utilitarian backpacks + duffels

View in RUNWAY: QUICK LOOK


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