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Sep 04, 2014
By WGSN Insider
New York: Nicholas and Christopher Kunz, brother and sister duo behind Nicholas K, looked to Swiss explorer (during the late 1800s) Isabelle Eberhardt for design inspiration. Their Spring 2015 collection was infused with a safari aesthetic in the form of fluid layering, shirt dresses and head wraps. The brand’s signature colour palette of neutrals was warmed up suiting the influence beautifully. Utilitarian details were also in keeping with their design DNA. –Deirdre Pérez
Silhouette: Relaxed layering / Fluid draping
Key items: Tank dresses / Utility jackets / Suits and sets / Bermuda shorts / Shirt dresses / Leather jackets / Suits and sets / Leather skirt / Harem pants
Colour: Olive / Beige / Tan / Brown / White / Grey / Light teal / Black
Print & Pattern: Crosshatching
Materials & Knits: Cotton blends / Silk blends / Satin / Chiffon / Jersey knits / Fine-gauge sweater knits / Leather / Fringe
Footwear: Lace-up pumps
Accessories: Utility belts / Waist-cinching belts / Head wraps / Statement necklaces
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