Brand: Acne Studios

Season: SS19

Key Pieces: The standout garments from Acne Studios' SS19 men's collection are cut and constructed as if they are something else; natural fabrics appear to be fake and layering alters perception.

Editor’s Notes: Acne Studios delivers purposeful misinterpretations with its SS19 men's collection.

“I wanted to experiment with the definition of garments. What would happen if, when you described a pair of jeans, you were actually talking about a blouson? It was the beginning of a new set of archetypes, around which we built a wardrobe that plays with the idea of misinterpretation,” says Jonny Johansson, Creative Director of Acne Studios.

In addition to jeans cut as a blouson, we see a neon yellow suit in linen, an M-1965 field jacket cut as a city coat, a neon yellow vest knitted like a bathroom loofah, sweaters with the texture of towels, white waxed cotton trousers layered with neon mesh, tech jackets tailored as tuxedos in light nylon, loafers made like sponges, sneakers with a racer shape and chunky front, and bags woven like blankets.

You can dive into Acne Studios' SS19 men's onslaught by clicking through the gallery above. After, hit us with your thoughts on the collection in the comment section.

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