ORIGINAL PENGUIN AUTUMN/WINTER 17
For autumn/winter 2017, original penguin celebrate iconic pioneers from the creative wordsmiths, daring poets and passionate artists Owning the new york streets during the fifties and encouraging the café counter culture. Drawing inspiration from the originality of these creative minds and their anti-uniform style. Simple and clean are shaken up by modern and unique styles with subtle touches like tone-on-tone textures, saturated oil and washed-out watercolors within prints.
The first trend of autumn/winter 2017, brings ‘the art of style’ to the forefront with abstract expression, artistic fabrication and breaking down the boundaries of athleisure. Insired by jackson pollock, the famous, dynamic american artist known for seeing the potential of letting paint have its own mind; the range features bold splatted art on iconic classics such as the reversible bomber and woven chambray shirt, energising transeasonal pieces. Original penguin provides a fresh twist on traditional salt-and-pepper jaspe fabric finished with sport detailing, swedish blues and buffalo checks. Using playful paint-by-number styles reflected on floral pattern seen across shirts, wovens and the iconic earl polo shirt, it’s time to show the cities that fashion & art have collaborated.
Introducing the second range within the a/w collection, original penguin taps into the rich counter culture of vintage nyc street style. Inspired by soho’s satire and toughness of the bowery boys of theearly-mid-19th century.nepandplushhandfabricsare incorporated to give a cosy update to classic styles. The nep cable jumper with heathered qualities finished with vintage effect give off a worn feeling this a/w 17. Foused on soft and luxurious textures, the collection adds a twist to the everyday beloved essentials like sueded knits, brushed flannels and the cosy teddy bear style sherpa. Pair the oversized four-in-one parka with the classic p55 trousers. With three different fits, and a variety of colorways, the p55 trousers are far from average and take on the challenges of life.
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