The cinematic posters of Saul Bass, the American graphic designer and filmmaker — and the artwork he created for a Hardy Amies fragrance and monogram in the late Fifties — inspired an elegant collection with a collegiate feel. The palette of gray, navy, taupe, cream and fiery orange was influenced by Bass’ poster artwork for “The Man With the Golden Arm” and by his opening sequence for Hitchcock’s “Psycho.”

Design director Mehmet Ali used basket-weave hopsacks for outerwear, while one reversible coat made from technical nylon had a Pima cotton interior. There was a stripe story, too, told in trousers, bags and a natty, oversize Oxford-weave blazer.

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