Turn off that Seventies show: The Fifties are the favored design decade of Jonny Johansson, creative director of Stockholm-based Acne Studios. His enthusiasm shone through in his crisp, roomy clothes for spring: Harrington jackets, camp shirts and backyard khakis.

They didn’t look retro thanks to the skateboard influences, headlined by one-size-up sizing on Bermuda shorts and cotton culottes, although make that triple big for a logo sweater bearing a triple-A logo.

Sturdy upholstery fabrics like Alcantara gave his country-club jackets a sculptural aspect, while the suburban colors — sky blue, yellow, beige and brown – added to the collection’s sunny and youthful appeal.

load comments
blog comments powered by Disqus