Contemporary 50s Bad Boys at Richard Chai

New York: Richard Chai updated last spring/summer’s Truck Stop theme with fluid fabrics, bright colours, and broken stripe patterns. The 50s bad boy was seen through items like sleeveless pop-over shirts and styling choices like camp shirts with rolled-up sleeves left unbuttoned to reveal slouched tank tops. The footwear, a hiker boot hi-top hybrid, added a contemporary urban feel. The dark brooding palette was punctuated by acid yellow and electric blue to liven the collection. –Matt Feniger

Silhouette: Relaxed / Fluid

Key items: Trench coats / Zip front jackets / Broken stripe t-shirts and tank tops / Parkas / Relaxed short shorts / Fluid shirts / Sleeveless pop-over shirts / Camp shirts / Banded blazers / Wide leg shorts

Colour: Indigo metallic / Acid yellow / Kelly green / White / Navy / Black / Electric blue / Charcoal grey / Taupe / Burgundy / Rust

Print & Pattern: Broken stripes / Pinstripes / Regatta stripes

Materials & knits: Cotton / Silk satin / Nylon / Cotton twill / Jersey / Linen

Footwear: Bright hiker boot hi-top hybrids

Accessories: High socks / Cumberbunds / Square frame sunglasses / D-ring belts


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