Login

Richard Chai

ss11_richardchai.jpg

FASHION’S FRONT LINES

New York:  Richard Chai, the master of super-luxurious layering, merged inspirations from European backpackers, military uniforms, grunge and the SoCal surf scene for his S/S 11 collection. This mix of calm and intense worked well, especially with punches of bottle green and inky blue — a first for the designer, who usually sticks to neutrals like olive drab and dove grey. Despite the utilitarian clothes, styling came across relaxed and lounge-y, and the tonal variations of solids had a sleek minimal effect. Mixed patterns came washed-out and subdued and sleeveless fatigue jackets, worn over fisherman’s sweaters, contributed to this season’s easy-going mood.

View Collection Images

Know what’s next. Become a WGSN member today to benefit from our daily trend intelligence, retail analytics, consumer insights and bespoke consultancy services.

Share
Tweet
+1
Share
Pin