SS17 Preview: Albertus Swanepoel

July 08, 2016 BY CAPSULE


South African-born and NYC-based, milliner, Albertus Swanepoel, is keeping a classic craft alive and relatable for today's style set. The sought-after hat designer has collaborated with the likes of Marc by Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, Thakoon, and Carolina Herrera, and is a regular feature on the pages of Vogue and the New York Times.

His styles speak to a traveler's whimsical spirit, without ever sacrificing quality. The SS17 men's collection is inspired by global wanderers, the African skies and industrial elements. The collection features western style hats, generous fedoras and cool styles in oilcloth. Swanepoel's collection will maintain an earthy balance in neutral tones, against a bold backdrop of inspiration.