If you thought you heard a lot of French accents down at Industria this past week, it wasn’t because Carine Roitfeld et crew were shooting there. It was the Man Show SS14, ensconced in the beautiful boutique trade show venue, featuring mainly French exhibitors, a steady flow of Japanese retailers and a globally-sourced contingent of fashion editors. And the clothing? C’est magnifique!
Our Legacy, from Sweden, captured the indigo and denim trend in its shirts and casual suitings
Objects Without Meaning touched on the indigenous woven trend seen throughout the shows this season
I just loved these softly brushed feeling (because of the printed stripe) contrast piped shorts at Commune de Paris. Designer Alexandre Maisetti created a coordinating jacket lined in a contrast fabric.
Designer Jed Ackermann works with a weaver in Guatemala for his ikat striped resort shorts. More on his Jed & Marne collection in a post to follow.
May Redding of Quit Mad Stop had the coolest beach offerings – this weathered leather tote and straw sun stopper, and…
..this cushy cotton beach towel…and this waterproof lightweight anorak.
A French accented stripe at Bérangère Claire for tanks and tees
Gorgeous antique indigo kimonos artfully on display by Sri, the Greenpoint, BK by-appointment textile gallery specializing in antique Japanese folk textiles, highlighted “boro” — or patched and mended — textiles of old Japan.
Dip dyed ombre indigo shirt, very of the casual moment, by Etudes.