Although the inspiration was Southern California, Michael Bastian's spring collection still offered up his signature uptown preppy aesthetic.
— July 15, 2015
The designer’s novelty cashmeres were out in force.
— January 17, 2015
Ezra Koenig, the lead singer of Vampire Weekend, is known for his preppy style, so it made sense that for he made Michael Bastian his first fashion show.
— February 4, 2014
For fall, the designer culled from his recent trips to Japan.
Bastian was inspired by a series of classic French films, like “The Red Balloon” and “The Dreamers,” that he watched while battling a cold.
— September 4, 2013
Bastian’s preppy guy took a trip to the Lower East Side this season, with a burst of Goth and grunge influences opening his show.
— February 13, 2013
A louche elegance pervaded the lavender sport coats, berry-hued chinos and artfully frayed corduroy shorts.
— September 9, 2012
This season, Bastian played up a masculine-feminine theme.
— February 13, 2012
The designer has a well-honed merchant’s eye and there were plenty of retail-friendly pieces across lots of classifications.
— September 12, 2011
The easiest route to scuba-theme overkill is neoprene, but Bastian made the point and swiftly moved on.
— September 13, 2010