French luxury brand Lanvin presents its new Nylon & Exotic Skin parka range for men for Spring/Summer 2013. Key looks of the new collection include jackets, shirts and parkas in transparent nylon, in duo with exotic skins, resulting in an avant-gardist trend with sportswear influence. Matching ties are presented as well to complete the looks.
Structured with hi-tech and futuristic techniques, nylon is worked in a very fine, almost transparent quality worn against the skin. Precious versions are covered with touches of snake skin, cut as thin as paper and decorated with internal cords to give added texture. Lanvin continues to present innovative menswear, playing with interesting material mixes and silhouettes. Obviously these pieces are not very easy to wear and pull off, but at least they show a direction and something new, which we can always appreciate. The techniques and materials used in such show pieces might return in the coming months and years in a more subtle way, making them easier to wear.