Vanessa Seward approaches jeans with her signature twist of sophistication. The mid-rise, straight-leg Alabama is made comfortable by Japanese stretch denim and refined by an impeccable fit. In crisp indigo framed by marigold topstitching, the sleek silhouette brings instant polish to even the most laid-back looks. Finishing touches include a zip fly, riveted inset side pockets, and back patch pockets—one with a topstitched “V.”
Under the creative direction of Georgia Lazzaro, Protagonist is expanding in scope while remaining true to signature subtleties of form, fit, and fabrication. The spring 2017 collection offers polished yet pragmatic pieces such as this knit tank. Soft yet substantial in a ribbed cashmere blend from Italy, the sculpted silhouette has a high jewel neckline and a straight hem. Pictured with Khaite jeans.
Parisian-born Myriam Schaefer created her eponymous collection to transcend trends. What she describes as “high-quality pieces that will pass through time” achieve their signature discretion and endurance through obsessed-over details, from the placement of each seam to the minimal use of hardware: decisions that keep even the largest tote extraordinarily lightweight. The streamlined Malaparte is handmade of supple, chemical-free, pebbled leather and rich indigo denim. The perforated…
“Every day, I work with shapes and silhouettes,” says Acne Studios creative director Jonny Johansson. This especially stretchy crewneck pullover stands out for its striking ribbed texture and body-conscious fit. In a fine Italian merino wool blend, the silhouette is sharpened by offset shoulder seams and side vents. Subtle touches such as these are at the crux of the Stockholm-based house’s “Ambition to Create Novel Expression” (Acne).
Knitwear is at the heart of Khaite, and each piece of the collection embodies a signature sensuality and ease. This crewneck from the New York-based label’s resort 2017 collection envelops the body in soft merino wool. The refined silhouette is accented by ribbed trim at the neckline, hem, and extended cuffs.
With a high-waisted, gently tapered fit, these sleek trousers cut a striking silhouette, demonstrating the meticulous tailoring of Paris-based atelier Pallas. The black grain de poudre wool is accented by tuxedo-inspired touches of satin that elevate the classic pant with a distinctly luxurious touch. With a trouser waistband and side pockets, the zip-fly style is shaped by waist darts.