Thomas Tait

THE SHARPER STUFF London: Canadian designer Thomas Tait has only shown in London for a few seasons after graduating from Central St. Martins, but …



THE SHARPER STUFF
London: Canadian designer Thomas Tait has only shown in London for a few seasons after graduating from Central St. Martins, but he is already known as the latest name in polished minimalism. After Fall’s slightly run-of-the-mill sport references, Tait returned to form for S/S 13 with sharp shantung silk cocoon coats, precisely pleated walking shorts and boxy quilted vests in stark black and white punctuated by electric blues and chartreuse. These clean pieces established a straightforward contrast to the graffitied skate park setting, while intarsia turtlenecks and relaxed sweatshirts softened the otherwise oversized and angular silhouettes. Tait’s motorcycle jackets also swelled, and a black and white version featured a voluminous arched back that was wonderfully directional for this confident emerging talent.—Nina Stotler

Silhouette: Round & cropped / Cocoon / Relaxed / Boxy

Color: Electric cobalt / Black / White / Peach / Chartreuse / Cherry red

Key Items: Boxy quilted vests / Cropped cocoon coats / Sharply pleated walking shorts / Relaxed sweatshirts / Short-skirt hybrids / Heavy leather motorcycle jackets / Slim turtlenecks / Tapered silk trousers

Materials: Satin / Shantung silk / Jersey / Leather / Intarsia knits / Nylon / Washed silk

Print + Pattern: Stripes / Digital geometrics

Details + Trim: Pleating / Quilting / Zippers

Accessories + Footwear: Mod beatle boots

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