3 hours ago | By Emma Griffin
New York: Designer Stefan Miljanic had his turn-of-the-century man venture outside the gritty confines of the industial-age city, and sent him on a journey to the Pacific Islands for a S/S 11 collection full of vivid color, nostalgic prints and broken-in fabrics. Pan Am Clipper voyages in the early days of air travel was the inspiration, and what resulted were head-to-toe looks that incorporated city slicker refinement with the casual calm of beachcombers. Postcard-perfect motifs were printed on woven shirts and ties – often styled with gingham – injected just the right amount of retro dandy into an assortment full of beaten-up basics like distressed jeans and selvedge chinos. Laceless brogues and spectators, as well as tattered espadrilles, contributed to a look that remained relaxed and rugged at once.
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