Melitta Baumeister‘s work appears regularly on THIS IS MY SUIT. The New York–based designer returns for SS17 season with a specific bold, clear and minimalist collection.
The appearance is stark and strong, even if the silhouettes are more approachable than before. The designer comes from an idea of displaying a form of strength that still needs and deserves protection, while her creations are simultaneously more accessible and mature.
“Is fashion art?” The answer to that question has been a topic of debate for nearly two centuries.
The dutch duo Viktor & Rolf put on a runway show/exhibition to present their Fall 2015 couture collection — drawing inspiration from all sides – literally.
We think they successfully proved their point, since all these exquisite looks should be hanging in a museum!
Founded in 2005, Ontour is a contemporary brand from The Netherlands. Their street- and menswear aesthetics are made for the modern traveller who appreciates quality, simplicity and explores the edge every now and then.
The Spring/Summer 2016 collection is perfectly executed with a distinctly European minimalist aplomb, in a largely tonal palette that makes heavy use of crisp white fabrics.
Known as a menswear brand with two seasonal collections, multiple collaborations and a multi-brand online store, Norse Projects have come to define a new Scandinavian aesthetic, a modern and contemporary version of the classic Nordic minimalism.
With the Fall/Winter 2015, the crew make a much-welcome step into womenswear, exploring “the space between the worlds of art and function through a modernist inspired aesthetic.”
Nanushka is the childhood nickname of head designer Sandra Sandor. Born in Budapest, Hungary she graduated from the London College of Fashion, only to return to her home town to establish the label.
Through her collection Sandra aims to combine playful cuts and lush fabrics with elegance and comfort to create collections that exude a harmony which contrasts the overwhelming noise of the big-city experience.
Photographer Line Klein and stylist Nathalie Schwer put together this beautifully experimental shoot for Broste’s SS 2014 collection.
They used splashes of color over a monochrome background, very minimalistic elements – such as raw materials, and food – adding life to the scandinavian perspective concept.
Mae Engelgeer is a textile designer from The Netherlands. Her minimalistic and modern textile collection combine graphic patterns, line play and subtle gradients.
The collection is made out of high quality yarns in black and blue, hues of pastel and hints of bordeaux and includes woven blankets, tea towels, rugs, and scarves.
Samuji is a creative studio and design house founded and based in Helsinki, Finland.
The first Samuji womenswear collection was launched in spring 2011, and a menswear capsule collection was introduced in fall 2013. All items are crafted out of quality materials from European and Japanese suppliers and produced in Europe by carefully selected manufacturers.