More, more, more. New-season accessories
We’re just going to come right out and say it: we’ve got the biggest range of luxury fashion on the planet (or so we’ve heard). In accessories terms, that’s a whole lot of sneakers and bags that you won’t find anywhere else. Enter the new season’s finest…
PHOTOGRAPHY BOBBY DOHERTY.
Pieces to wear with caps in 2018: graphic T-shirts, relaxed suiting, short-sleeved shirts and denim (in other words, pretty much everything).
bove, from top left: caps, first row: black logo embroidered by 032C from The Webster, blue and red mesh baseball by Gucci from Gucci, blue logo embroidered by Balenciaga from Browns, black logo by Givenchy from Nida; second row: black printed cap by Off-White from Mantovani, nude AMI de Coeur patch by AMI Alexandre Mattiussi from Giulio, red DSQ by DSquared2 from Dsquared2, yellow logo by Stüssy; third row: grey embroidered logo (coming soon) by Champion, black and white DG logo by Dolce & Gabbana, green embroidered logo by Off-White x Browns from Browns, blue logo (just seen) by Stüssy.
Gucci! Off-White! Balenciaga! Splashy logos make the humble rucksack cool again. It’s time to elevate your gym bag.
Above, from left: bags, first row: white logo print (coming soon) by Balenciaga from Browns, black Mad Love Tour (just seen) by Givenchy from Tiziana Fausti; second row: black Gucci Print small drawstring (coming soon) by Gucci from Gucci, green graffiti-print bonded leather drawcord by Burberry from Burberry, black OFF print by Off-White from Nunges 1920, and yellow neon Explorer logo by Balenciaga from Browns.
Once the sole preserve of dressed-down streetwear, now a bona-fide fashion fixture in even the most luxury collections. Souped-up sneakers, believe the hype.
Above, from left: sneakers, top row: grey and blue running lace-up (just seen) by Lanvin from Monti; second row: black Billy from Passi and Spassi, and red, black and white melted-detail by Maison Margiela from Ill Dumo; third row: grey logo Speed low by Balenciaga from Browns, black Reissue Run by adidas Originals by Alexander Wang; fourth row: black and red Triple S (just seen) by Balenciaga from Browns, white 551 by Dsquared2 from Dsquared2 London, and UltraBoost Clima by adidas from Browns.
The key things to focus on: coloured lenses and retro shapes. See Wes Anderson’s sunglasses-loving Richie Tenenbaum and vintage-inspired eyewear brand Jacques Marie Mage.
Above, from left: sunglasses, top row: tortoise-shell cat-eye, both by Dior Eyewear from Indice; black Jacqueline by Jacques Marie Mage from Indice, gradient-effect round-frame star by Gucci Eyewear from Ottica Giulianelli, brown Dyad 07 and dark-brown Avec by Dita Eyewear from Optica Do Chiado, GG0262S pink aviator by Gucci Eyewaer from Indice; fourth row: cream oversized by Gucci Eyewear from Indice, black aviator by Alexander McQueen Eyewear from Optica Do Chiado; fifth row: black and gold-tone round tinted and black C Décor by Cartier from Optica Do Chiado.
Swap that unnecessarily bulky wallet for something a little sleeker. Extra points for monograms, playful graphics and punchy colours.
Above, from left: top row: red and green zip-around wallet by Comme des Garçons from Spazio Pritelli; second row: black and grey Kingsnake GG Supreme card case by Gucci from Jesus, black logo embossed cardholder by Maison Margiela from D2, black Mad Love Tour cardholder by Givenchy from Tiziana Fausti, black classic cardholder by Off-White from Mantovani, blue and brown logo cardholder by Fendi from LORD; fourth row: brown and black logo cardholder by Fendi from LORD.