Jul 27, 2018 | By Isabelle Coates
New York: Inspired by the many facets of twentieth-century gay literary figure Samuel Steward (the subject of Justin Springs’ recent biography, entitled “Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade”) the F/W 11 Loden Dager collection incorporated looks that represented each of Steward’s five lives: from bookish preppy to biker to man-about-town. The offerings covered all of the masculine basics, including pea coats and anoraks, edgy motorcycle jackets, trim suits, and boyishly snug knits. Neutral separates rounded out the mix and sporty accessories complemented each aesthetic.
Color: Stormy blue-gray / Slate gray / Cornflower blue / Royal blue / True red / Primary yellow / White / Black / Indigo
Key Items: Cotton anorak / Intarsia sweater / Leather moto jacket / Matched set / Trench jacket / Woven lounge pant / Plaid popover / Polo sweater / Sheer, flat-knit sweater / Double-breasted suit / Leather utility jacket
Materials: Fine corduroy / Cotton canvas / Dark denim / Polished chambray / French terry / Jersey / Fur
Details + Trim: Utility pockets / Elasticized pant hems / Drawstrings / Overlock stitching / Buttoned shoulders
Accessories + Footwear: Spectator brogues / Gym bag / Backpacks / Colonel bow ties / Plastic winged eyewear / Scarves / Pieced tote
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