Siki Im F/W 2012

Posted by stephan | February 14th, 2012

Siki Im Fall/Winter 2012

Siki Im made a trip back to his youth for Fall 2012, returning to his youthful interest in American culture and American brands during the mid-90s when he played basketball in Germany and aspired to the heights of Michael Jordan’s success. The result was a collection that played with this season’s penchant for athletics-inspired pieces while still maintaining the sharp forms and minimalist aesthetic that Im is known for. Cable-knit tank tops had the shape of basketball jerseys, and cotton fleece made its appearance in a series of sweatshirts and pants that looked comfortable and easy without losing their structure. A number of shirts drifted down to mid-thigh, echoing the exaggeratedly loose fit of most NBA uniforms two decades ago, and burgundy cemented its status as one of the season’s most popular hues. James Pecis’ hair was inspired David Beckham and Dolph Lundgren’s Ivan Drago, while Benjamin Puckey gave the models a gloss for a slightly sweaty, post-workout look. Showing in a high school gymnasium was just the icing on the cake.

Runway photos: Stephan Moskovic
Backstage photos: Betty Sze
Text: Jonathan Shia

Casting: John Tan
Stylist: David Vandewal
Hair: James Pecis
Makeup: Benjamin Puckey

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8 Comments

  1. David B. Smith says:

    Love the layered styling that beautifully lengthens the physique in an exotic vibe! The hair forced back gives such a wonderful flow and sense of movement!

  2. dand says:

    very cool collection!!

  3. Teng says:

    Liya is digging Zhao in that one pic. lol. So am I.

  4. Lessie says:

    Blondes remind me of Jean Claude VD ago. Purple blazer is new.

  5. Marta Popescu says:

    heyyyy lovelyyyyy

  6. Marta Popescu says:

    comentariul asta l-a dat florin de pe contul meu!:))

  7. Design Catwalk says:

    top

  8. Roberto Natanael says:

    A little different …exotic and androgynous, but it was very good !

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