Astrid Andersen absorbed more surprising textures into her logo-heavy streetwear universe, including crushed velvet, Chantilly lace and fur in shades from shocking pink to raspberry. Only the bold need apply.

She opened the show with oversized shirts and sweats in black fabrics with oil-on-water iridescence, heat transferring jersey numbers and patches on top. Glossy surfaces escalated through to gleaming contamination suits streaked with zippers.

Did a memo go out for London designers to cite Japanese influences and supersize everything? Andersen etched her samurai inspiration lightly, while elongating raglan sweaters and tunics to beyond the knee, and ballooning her sweat pants.

The Danish designer said she would introduce a bespoke line during New York Fashion Week in February.

By  on January 10, 2015

Astrid Andersen absorbed more surprising textures into her logo-heavy streetwear universe, including crushed velvet, Chantilly lace and fur in shades from shocking pink to raspberry. Only the bold need apply.

She opened the show with oversized shirts and sweats in black fabrics with oil-on-water iridescence, heat transferring jersey numbers and patches on top. Glossy surfaces escalated through to gleaming contamination suits streaked with zippers.

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