Japanese brand NEXUSVII presents their new Spring/Summer 2011 Collection Lookbook. The line, entitled “You Are My Sunshine” has a military inspiration, yet in a different way than usual. Rather than concentrating on the brutal sides of war, the brand took the homecoming to the Hawaiian islands as a reference point and for inspiration.
“Once upon a time, there were many soldiers dropped by Hawaii on their way back from the intense survival war to be healed physically and mentally before they go back to the mainland. The perpetual summer weather and the nature of Hawaii heals their mental and make them realize how silly the war is. And as they are recovered their composure from the wound, some of them ordered custom made clothes based on their equipments that they brought back from the war combined with the local fabric that they found in Hawaii sarcastically. Or some of them ridiculed the war by ordering to transform their accustomed belongings into some souvenirs such as bags and accessories for their lovers and family who were waiting for them to come back to the mainland. It was their way to express their mind of Anti-war by transforming their Military supplies to something different while they were praying for the peaceful future with the ones they love…….”YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE”.”
Once again NEXUSVII shows their immaculate sense for details in the collection. Look out for pieces from the line to drop over the course of the next months.
Check out the full lookbook after the jump.