Sportswear: vintage look, new season
Warmer weather and athletic clothes go together like Bert and Ernie. This summer’s styling owes more than a little to the lo-fi look of the late nineties – curtains are optional, but highly encouraged.
PHOTOGRAPHY BENEDICT BRINK AT LOCK ARTISTS. STYLING EMILIE KAREH AT CLM. MODELS ERNEST KLIMKO AT SUPA MODEL MANAGEMENT AND AGNES ABMA AT STORM MODELS. HAIR MARI OHASHI AT LGA. MAKEUP NAMI YOSHIDA AT BRYANT ARTISTS.
After seasons of baggier basketball styles, the shorter short is on the rise. Look for retro running styles. And don’t forget sunscreen.
Gosha Rubchinskiy is menswear’s weather vane: where he goes, others follow. So if he’s backing block-coloured vests for summer, who are we to disagree?
Wear it open. Wear it a with suit. Wear it tucked in. Wear it under a sweater. Wear it with shorts. Just wear it.
Thanks to Martine Rose’s white-hot collaboration with Napapijri, the Brit-pop polo shirt is back. Whether fitted or oversized, look for bold colours and graphic stripes – and make sure to button them up.
Ernest wears polo shirt by Napa by Martine Rose
Would we have predicted that hiking jackets would have become 2018’s menswear breakthrough? No. Are we into it? Yes. Follow Balenciaga’s lead and opt for colour-blocked, oversized styles.
Above: Ernest wears jacket by Balenciaga.
The rugby shirt has been bubbling up since the Stranger Things kids made them look cool again. A half tuck will make it feel surprisingly polished.Above: Ernest wears shirt by Alexander Wang, track pants by Adidas from Vitkac, and sneakers by Filling Pieces.
The high crew neck
Necklines matter. We’re backing the high-necked sweatshirt this summer: there’s no easier way to make what you’re wearing look more modern.Above: Ernest wears sweatshirt by Champion from Philip Browne, track pants by Fila from Umberto Giugliano, and sneakers by Converse from Spazio Pritelli.