Neil Barrett’s “less is more” mantra proves itself once again with another razor-sharp collection.
Milan: Neil Barrett’s “less is more” mantra proves itself once again with another razor-sharp collection. For S/S 14, the seasoned designer successfully achieves levels of structural precision and graphic interest balanced with an underlying tone of simplicity. The rigidity of last season’s Bauhaus fabric blocking skews into Surrealist territory, with loosened waves and magnified, deconstructed ginghams. —Kathleen Tso
Key Items: Collarless motorcycle jackets / Quilted sweatshirt tee / Fabric blocked sweatshirt / Motorcycle waistcoat / Relaxed tailored shorts
Color: Black / White / Cherry red
Materials + Trim: Leather / Sweatshirt material / Quilting / Leather piping / Hidden button plackets / Satin / Pony hair / Perforated polyester
Print + Pattern: Enlarged and deconstructed gingham / Wavy fabric blocking / Stripes
Accessories + Footwear: Dress socks / Loafers