May 14, 2018 | By Sidney Morgan-Petro
New York: In an all out battle to have the boldest prints and patterns for the season, General Idea always strives to provide for its loyal fans a visual feast that speaks to both leisure and luxury. Creative Director Bumsuk Choi continued his color-blocked aesthetic from last season with a collection full of stripes, plaids and patchwork. The modernized interpretation of campground classics is a trademark of the Seoul-based line, appearing in the form of bold parkas, techno moto jackets and knit shorts. A refined sensibility for casual pants and woven shirts (often paired with boyish knit ties) led to yet another strong showing for a designer who seems to understand the value of contemporary sportswear better than some of his peers.
Silhouette: Loose and casual
Color: Mint green / Orange / Olive / Navy / White / Flame red / Primary green / Khaki / Beige
Key Items: Pieced woven shirts / Baggy, pleated pants / Color-blocked parkas / Sleeveless moto jacket / Breton knits / Double-breasted jackets
Materials: Nylon / Leather / Cotton / Washed suede
Details + Trim: Pieced construction / Clashing stripes / Industrial trim like snaps / Contrasting taping / Exposed zippers/ Patch pockets
Accessories + Footwear: Bucket hats / Knit ties / Rope belts / Color-blocked penny loafers / Chunky sole Oxfords
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