Tim Hamilton Redux

SOFT & SEVERE
New York: For F/W 12, Tim Hamilton sought to highlight his self-admitted connection to New York subculture with a moody showing full of street-smart basics. Even though the tough but polished collection was comprised of the designer’s signature knits and moto jackets, it was his first attempt at tailored jackets and pants that really impressed. With an considered balance of soft fabrics and sharp silhouettes, the collection’s structure showed a strong evolution in Hamilton’s design aesthetic.   —Michael Fisher

Silhouette: Soft tailoring

Color: Black / Grey / White / Yves Klein blue / Orange flame

Key Items: Moto jackets / Fine-gauge turtlenecks / Urban parkas / Modernized tuxedo / Knit tailored pants / Belted trench coat hybrid / Scoop neck sweaters / Shorts / Color-blocked cardigan / Sheer T-shirts / Classic striped shirts

Materials: Jersey / Leather / Cotton poplin / Wool flannel

Details + Trim: Exposed zippers / Shawl collars on jackets / Scoop necks / Ribbed cuffs on knit pants / Epaulets / Drawstrings / Raw edges / Pieced construction

Accessories + Footwear: Canvas baseball caps / Pieced gloves / Shiny lace-up Oxfords

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