We’re feeling inspired by the dressed down, sporty aesthetic of street wear championed by fashion bloggers and models off-duty. So together with SSENSE, we’ve pulled together some “luxed up” options from a trend that’s garnered cult status.
Photos: Tommy Ton / Trunk Archive
The Trophy Sweater
High fashion meets pop culture with the iconic Givenchy sweatshirt. Keep it casual with tailored shorts and high tops.
Switch it: Dress it up and tone it down…
A sporty alternative to black pants but just as chic, and getting ahead on next season’s mules.
Switch it: Studs, gold, texture
A street luxe staple, the bomber jacket is reinterpreted in color blocking neoprene, and paired with some contrasting texture.
Switch it: For a night out
A cool take on boyish charm, add high shine and statement jeans.
Switch it: Boy meets girl
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