Maison Kitsune Fall / Winter 2012
For those concerned that Maison Kitsune’s last few collections were starting to blend together, the French designer debuts an impressive new Fall/Winter 2012 collection. The collection channels a fresh vintage driving and cycling aesthetic that takes shape with smartly tailored shirts, sweaters, tweed blazers, heavy wool overcoats, and even a cycling jersey-inspired button-up. Included in the range is also a hat craft from New Era
Maison Kitsuné Store Inside Nomad Hotel NYC
Good word direct from our friends at Kitsune is that the Parisian brand will be opening doors on their New York flagship very soon. The shop will be prominently featured on the first floor of the new Nomad Hotel at 1170 Broadway. A bunch of brands will sit side by side with Kitsune in their new digs including: WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie, Michel Vivien and Aesop apothecary. Expect special make-ups for the shop as well including a pair of J.M. Weston loafers. A good look.
Maison Kitsune 2012 Spring/Summer Lookbook
French designer Maison Kitsuné created the 2012 spring/summer collection around inspiration from the sophistication and timeless nature of Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby. The collection is filled with warming pastel colors and natural, earthy fabrics sourced from various regions arounds Japan, Italy, and France. Fabric selections span a range of organic cottons, merino wools, and pure linens.
Maison Kitsuné – Spring Summer 2012 Collection
Founded in 2002 as the lifestyle brand of choice, Kitsuné have developed beyond their Parisian roots to become a definite player in the fashion world. The tale reads that founding partners, Gildas Loaec and Masaya Kuroki, met on the set of a Daft Punk video. They embarked on a trip to Japan where they decided to create a company fusing the elements of their greatest passions – fashion and music. With the help of London based design studio Åbäke, they set up their company and named it after the Japanese for fox, ‘kitsuné’.