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Minimalism is still the move this summer, but we’re happy to see designers getting a little more playful. Where’s the fun in wearing a crisp all-white ensemble if you can’t throw in a crazy clutch? Particularly one shaped like a turquoise eye. In fact, we’ve noted a lot of eye motifs lately, from Kenzo’s beloved Eye of Horus to cartoonish, graphic designs. A delicate necklace or pair of earrings can inject any outfit with some subtle surreal spirit, but the notion of wearing giant green eyes on our toes is almost too fun to pass up. Shop our favorite eye-spy pieces by Charlotte Olympia, Pierre Hardy, Jennifer Zeuner Jewelry, and more, below.
1. Kenzo embroidered cotton eye sweatshirt, $315, available at neimanmarcus.com
2. J Brand 8112 rail mid-rise skinny jeans, $218, available net-a-porter.com
3. Charlotte Olympia Eye Want You clutch in white, $1,995, available at forwardforward.com
4. Pierre Hardy suede, leather, and calf-hair sandals, $865, available at net-a-porter.com
5. Jennifer Zeuner Jewelry mini Priscilla lapis necklace, $220, available at jenniferzeuner.com
Menswear label Tiger of Sweden was founded back in 1903 but only just made its London catwalk debut yesterday. The Swedish, albeit Danish-owned label known for its skinny suits unveiled a collection loosely based around the cult gang movie The Warriors from 1979. Here, the film translated into a nighttime palette of black, gray, and white, with rust and teal as color accents. The collection as a whole took on the current menswear obsession of mixing tailoring and sporty separates.
“To make the collection more fashion, we added the casual part of our range into the main one,” Tiger of Sweden designer Ronnie McDonald explained, as he motioned toward a baseball-inspired striped shirt and tracksuit bottoms paired with a suit jacket.
A dressy bomber jacket was made of flannel rather than wool (“I wanted something that looked like wool but was lighter”), while leather sleeves were added to a midnight blue hybrid of a lapel-less suit jacket and bomber. A new, slightly oversize suit shape was also introduced alongside Tiger’s popular skinny version, though it was still shown with cropped trousers. “People think it’s easy making a skinny suit. It’s not,” McDonald told us. “But we need another silhouette as well, a looser fit. We have to look forward.”