Aug 29 2013
Nanushka‘s SS14 collection fulfills the designers aim to combine playful cuts and lush fabrics with elegance and comfort. The line does just that— we’re seeing dresses combined with sporty shorts, light tops with big knitted sweaters. The palate verges on the light side of the spectrum while some of the patterned pieces are bold. It’s sporty and feminine all at the same time. Come find your favorite piece at Capsule.
Inspired by a burnt down bathhouse on the coast of San Fransisco, Kieley Kimmel a master of textiles, pattern design and clothing, explored what life at the bath house in it’s heyday might have been like. The pieces are in her own words “wearable and idiosyncratic” and the ways she has translated light, space, water and leisure into clothing is unforgettable. Check her line out at Capsule New York Women’s.
Kahlo, the design child of Australian ladies Fay and Rachel has been taking the fashion world by storm, season by season for almost three years. The SS14 collection was inspired by photographer Francesca Woodman; you can expect to see great contrast and juxtaposition between soft and hard, light and dark. The collection plays with motion and geometrics while being simple and minimalistic.
Thierry Lasry is bringing sunglasses to the next level with his SS14 collection. In a few words, we’d call the collection “futuristic vintage.” With certain styles developed around the process of diamond cutting and a consistent, incredible attention to both tech and comfort, it’s no wonder this brand is already a cult phenom. Stop by the Capsule New York Women’s show to see the full collection.
Horses Atelier worked closely with the costumier of Canada’s National Ballet to produce its SS14 collection and oh did they strike gold. Inspired by the palette of Blinky Palermo and Frida Kahlo’s “Nothing is absolute, everything changes, everything moves, everything revolutionizes, all flies and goes”, this dreamy, Toronto-based, dress-heavy line is not to be missed.
Ffixxed, a collaborative art and design project headed by designers Kain Picken and Fiona Lau is constantly on the move, gravitating to cultural centers across the globe. The focus of the brand is on a “unisex, pret-a-porter fashion” label, while responding to the role of clothing and objects in our daily life. For their SS14 collection we’ve seen some fantastic pieces include one whose pattern has a ‘drawn on’ feel. See it all at Capsule.
Christine Alcalay was inspired by a woman in love for her SS14 collection. Expect layers of transparencies in rich yet airy colors combined with botanical prints and line drawings. The pieces play off the wearer in the same way that wind and air interact with a body. The collection is in her own words, “feminine and strong”, we can’t wait to see it in full at Capsule.