Jul 12, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
Paris: In one of his most beautiful shows to date, Junya Watanabe took his man out of the gritty jazz club and the pristine mountains (themes of previous seasons), but fused those influences with classic collegiate pieces for a rugged-urban look. Set in a sunny rooftop studio equipped with two chipped green park benches and a Woody Allen-narrated soundtrack, a bookish and slightly offbeat vibe came through the collection of streamlined basics made novel with thoughtful design details and folkloric touches.
Color: Black / Grey / Olive / Brown / Bright navy / Buffalo check red
Key Items: Unconstructed blazer / Items with folkloric motifs / Shrunken tweed pants / Leather toggle coat / Fair Isle cardigan / Hunting coats / Sweater blazer / Club-collared shirts / Pea coats
Materials: Waxed cotton / Raw denim / Corduroy / Wool tweed
Details + Trim: Contrasting patch pockets / Cropped pant legs / Shawl collars on blazers / Leather toggles / Contrast patterns for linings and hoods / Pieced construction
Accessories + Footwear: Chunky brogues / Fisherman hats, some with buffalo checks
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