Tuomas Merikoski’s Aalto consumer is a digital native, and that was the inspiration behind his “After Nature” offering for resort, in which he wove between masculine workwear references and more feminine silhouettes and motifs, splicing Thirties-tinged glamor and street style with casual ease.

As such, dainty floral motifs adorned an asymmetric cream embroidered linen bolero jacket that transforms into a practical pouch, or were stitched onto a logo sweatshirt, turning it into a streetwise dress.

Asymmetric sweetheart necklines gave an offbeat-yet-romantic touch to A-line dresses, as in one worked in a blue check fabric with a contrasting yellow silk T-shirt top.

The femininity was subtler but definitely present on designs like a rounded cropped denim jacket, or on fixed pleat versions of the brand’s signature workwear pants, seen in a washed-out black or vivid sky blue. Pixelated stripes on knitwear and shirting seemed to make reference to the anarchy of the digital world, and wrap-around designs were another recurring theme, found on summer coats and a cute cropped cardigan with a sporty feel.

Peppered seemingly randomly throughout the collection, meanwhile, were a variety of fictional logos inspired by the web brutalism movement and the emotional overload of the branded world.

See More From the Resort 2018 Collections:
Martha Medeiros Resort 2018: Martha Medeiro’s handmade Brazilian lace collection drew from the arid landscapes of the designer’s native region of Sertão.
Elie Tahari Resort 2018: Elie Tahari designed his heavily embellished resort collection with the mind-set of traveling and escapism.
Sass & Bide Resort 2018:Sophia Berman’s resort collection referenced Casa Batllo, a fantastically decorated home by Antoni Gaudí, to inject a Spanish flare into resort.
Naeem Khan Resort 2018: Naeem Khan’s resort collection was an ode to New York’s Botanical Garden and Miami’s beachside.
Paule Ka Resort 2018: Alithia Spuri-Zampetti gave a bohemian twist to the resort collection with in-depth experimentation with textiles.
Nina Ricci Resort 2018: Guillaume Henry opted for a commedia dell’arte theme and also widened the collection’s price range.
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