Bright blue was the starting point for men’s wear designer Ivan Mandzukic, who was inspired by portrait paintings of the Thirties. “But I added contrasting colors on the tips of the shirt collars to break up the single-color looks,” he noted. The tone-on-tone theme was prominent on a hunter green, light wool suit with an internal drawstring detail on the blazer, as well as a black collarless shirt tucked into black pleated Bermuda shorts. There was also some mixing and matching: green suit pants were paired with a collarless white shirt and a cotton blouson jacket with sloping shoulders in the palest of pinks.

Mandzukic said some details were a happy accident, such as the grid of loose threads that hung from fitted blue mohair sweaters: “I just put them there to begin a pattern, and then thought, ‘Hey, that looks good.’”

To Read the Full Article
SUBSCRIBE NOW

Tap into our Global Network

Of Industry Leaders and Designers

load comments
blog comments powered by Disqus