Nautical Escape: Deveaux SS17 NYFW

New York-based fashion company Deveaux, ran by former local retailer Carson Street Clothiers, delivers an urban, nautical-inspired collection to the runway for New York Fashion Week.  Although the line doesn’t necessarily boast a vast amount of fashion-progressive pieces, a deep range of sleek, refined basics for the modern man doesn’t disappoint.

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Wall-projected videos clips of beaches, oceans, and other desirable vacation destinations served as the backdrop for the presentation.  Designer Matt Breen drew design inspirations from a Greek summer holiday, along with the movies “The Talented Mr. Ripley” and “Catch Me If You Can”.  Breen harnessed this summertime vibe and added his own unique urban interpretation.

Whether enjoying a day at the beach or roaming the city streets, this seasonal collection is shows versatility.  A wide color range including earthy tones, rose gold, pink, orange, red, gold, maroon, and navy were showcased on the catwalk.  These relaxed, yet fitted silhouettes give an effortless feel to these fresh takes on classic men’s staples.

Rae Sremmurd (Swae Lee & Slim Jimmy) styled in Deveaux NY SS17 for Complex’s January 2017 Issue
(via @deveauxnewyork)

Key elements the label infuses into their design process to differentiate from the rest of the menswear market are manufacturing within the United States, asymmetrical design detailing on pants, and utilizing unique leathers and colors that are exclusive to Deveaux.

Sailing Rope Sweater
Elongated Silk Anorak
Half-Zip Silk Hoodie

While we wait for the release of this spring/summer campaign, garments from the previous fall/winter collection are currently available for purchase at select stockists and their online store.

The label’s first collection set the overall tone for delivering refined silhouettes and comprehensive textile ranges with wearable sensibilities.  Rich suedes, leathers, and wools found in white, camel, and gray make for conservative, yet elevated styles.

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Author: Mike Doering


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