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).
Above, 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, navy logo text by Calvin Klein 205w39nyc from Wise Boutique, black Mad Love Tour (just seen) by Givenchy from Tiziana Fausti; second row: blue logo leather by Fendi from Wise Boutique, black Gucci Print small drawstring (coming soon) by Gucci from Gucci, white and black The King by Dolce & Gabbana from Tiziana Fausti; third row: green graffiti-print bonded leather drawcord by Burberry from Burberry, white Gucci Print small drawstring by Gucci from Gucci London, 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: black Rhyton Web print (just seen) by Gucci from Gucci, grey and blue running lace-up (just seen) by Lanvin from Monti; second row: camouflage Rockrunner by Valentino from Browns, black Billy from Passi and Spassi, and white Billy, both by No21; red, black and white melted-detail by Maison Margiela from Ill Dumo; third row: grey Instapump Fury Ultraknit by Reebok from Spazio Pritelli, grey logo Speed low by Balenciaga from Browns, black, white and orange panelled by Puma from Spazio Pritelli, black Reissue Run by adidas Originals by Alexander Wang; fourth row: red Chain Reaction by Versace from Giulio, black and red Triple S (just seen) by Balenciaga from Browns, grey adidas x Yeezy Boost 700 OG by Yeezy from Stadium Goods; out of shot: 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: yellow Club 3 (coming soon) and tortoise-shell cat-eye, both by Dior Eyewear from Indice; blue TBS907 by Thom Browne from Optica Do Chiado; second row: black Jacqueline by Jacques Marie Mage from Indice, red Pris by CMMN SWDN from D2, gradient-effect round-frame star by Gucci Eyewear from Ottica Giulianelli, gold-tone Split by Dior Eyewear from Andrea Optica; third row: brown Dyad 07 and black Pioneer 35, both by Westward Leaning from Reservoir; dark-brown Avec by Dita Eyewear from Optica Do Chiado, Andy Warhol The Iconic Series Fluo Blue by Retrosuperfuture from Indice, GG0262S pink aviator by Gucci Eyewaer from Indice; fourth row: green and gold-tone Air by Retrosuperfuture from WOK, cream oversized by Gucci Eyewear from Indice, black and gold-tone round-shaped by Thom Browne Eyewear from Optica Do Chiado, black aviator by Alexander McQueen Eyewear from Optica Do Chiado; fifth row: black and gold-tone round frame from Atelier NY, black and gold-tone round tinted and matte black, all by Thom Browne; sixth row: 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: black graffiti-print cardholder (just seen) by Dsquared2 from Dsquared2, red and green zip-around wallet by Comme des Garçons from Spazio Pritelli; second row: black logo printed cardholder by Prada from Vietti, black and grey Kingsnake GG Supreme card case by Gucci from Jesus, black Studded Skull cardholder by Alexander McQueen from LORD; third row: black logo embossed cardholder by Maison Margiela from D2, blue graffiti-print leather card case by Burberry from Burberry, black Mad Love Tour cardholder by Givenchy from Tiziana Fausti, camo-print dancing skeleton wallet by Alexander McQueen, black classic cardholder by Off-White from Mantovani, black Kingsnake-print GG Supreme wallet by Gucci from Jesus, blue and brown logo cardholder by Fendi from LORD; fourth row: brown and black logo cardholder by Fendi from LORD.