A perfect blend — that is the message this season. In the past, there has been diversity between the street, surf and skate and premium markets, with fashion brands backing themes ranging from the great outdoors and military utility to the Eighties. This season, though, the influences converge. Expect to see a clean and sophisticated grown-up look with patterned shirts, bow ties and slim fits that usher in a new wave of crossover streetwear.
This story first appeared in the April 16, 2009 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
MODEL: JOSH D./DNA; HAIR AND MAKEUP BY ANNA BERNABE FOR CLINIQUE; FASHION INTERNS: KEELEY MICHENER AND SABRINA RALSTON.