Sep 14, 2017 | By Sarah Owen
Paris: Carol Lim and Humberto Leon’s affinity for sportswear shines for their surf-inspired contemporary S/S 14 collection. Painterly brushstroke prints, graffiti-style text graphics and repeating stamped wave motifs channel beach scenery on street-level silhouettes of tees, Bermuda shorts and pool sliders. —Kathleen Tso
Key Items: Denim car coat / “Kenzo Paris” wave pullovers / Anoraks / Matching sets / Knit pullovers / Board shorts / Soft-tailored blazers / Drawstring trousers / Cropped trousers
Color: Navy / White / Cobalt / Cream / Khaki / Black / Aqua / Cherry red / Coral / Charcoal
Materials + Trim: Intarsia knits / Cotton twill / Jersey / Unfinished hems / Contrast lapels / Textured knits / Sweatshirt material
Print + Pattern: Paint brushstrokes / Japanese wave prints / Wave camo / Blocked stripes / Painterly grid plaid / Graffiti text graphics
Accessories + Footwear: Leather pool sliders / Slip-on plimsolls / Plimsoll boots / Plastic charm necklaces / Chunky bracelets / Clutches / Cord belts
Know what’s next. Become a WGSN member today to benefit from our daily trend intelligence, retail analytics, consumer insights and bespoke consultancy services.