Words By: Katie Farley
Images courtesy of Nanushka
Nanushka presented a dual collection consisting of the exploration between men and women, which were showcased via equal facades of masculine and feminine silhouettes that illustrated the simple correlation amongst genders. The Fall Winter 2019 collection shows an innovative viewpoint concerning natural beauty and comfortable femininity in equal measures.
The new Nanushka Woman, acknowledged as the Mystery Child, is further enriched by the brand’s Men’s Fall-Winter assembly – a character that isn’t restricted to preconceptions and finds herself entirely excepting to new things, while carrying a courageous and buoyant mindset. Executing a mischievousness and gallant mystery, the Nanushka woman allows her an eclectic array of styles to wander freely.
The clothing is characterized by 70’s interior design and is complemented by vegan leather quilting, along with corduroy and faux fur that echoes a classic period then it is enhanced with timeless shapes and finishes. Tailored aesthetics highlight heavily through the collections statement faux shearling coat, presented textural with oversized collar detail. A fresh edge is given to the label’s staples, featuring sumptuous satins, dark browns, and large shapes and new to the collection – the REACH certified tortoiseshell patent vinyl.
Turning attention to the debut menswear collection, Nanushka extracts inspiration from the free-spirited nomadic that runs parallel with modern functionalism. The collection perfectly complements the brand’s womenswear line, one that is organic albeit individual and reflects a contemporary traditionalism, indicating retro yet stylistic attributes, which is suited to a man of modern taste. Throughout the line, versatility is explored, featuring elements of work wear, street, and sport, where the vision is brought to life via a dichotomy of materials including denim, heritage paisley prints, vegan leather, and knitwear.
Coats are one of the collections standout items, being exceptionally constructed, reflecting a classic appeal and exuding a modern spirit and echoing the importance of function and proportions. A subversive athleisure is highlighted amid the vests and quilted cotton jackets, and a masculine sportiness emerges via Nanushka’s signature vegan puffer. The eclectic wardrobe attains vintage references that feature military vibes, oversized grandad aesthetics, and short sleeved shirts. Cozy looks become apparent from the line’s roomy, soft wool rib sweaters, jerseys, and cardigans.
Continuing the brand’s collaboration with Diemme, the collection additionally features a classic yet traditional hiking boot that has a versatile style, which resonates with urban life. Jewelry is presented in the manner of bold 70’s décor accessories that infuse the line with quirk and individualism. Laid-back yet terribly cool, Nanushka can dress between genders with effortless style.