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Posts Tagged ‘unisex’

James Hock introduces his AW15 New Basics collection

The New Basics is a deceptively simple collection of beautiful and highly wearable garments for both sexes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Malaysian born conceptual fashion designer James Hock creates 'new basics' which appear at first to be deceptively simple but on closer inspection reveal a host of tiny features which make them special. Here he describes the inspiration and process behind his new AW15 collection.

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'For AW15/16, I've maintained the concept of 'new basics', or unconventional basics, that the James Hock brand has come to be known for. I've played on the usual aesthetic and looked towards a sportier direction this season. I like the concept of the tracksuit or the matching two-piece and have created pieces that are in line with that but in a very simple, versatile style that are incredibly cosy - perfect for the chilly months - but that are still very luxurious. As always, fabrics throughout the collection are mainly natural - cotton, silk velvet and wool felt, but I’ve also used some polyester and lycra to emphasize on the ‘sports’ element. I think the outcomes have provided something coherent, but a little… read more

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