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3.1 Phillip Lim “Weavers” Men’s FW11 Collection

3.1 Phillip Lim “Weavers” Men’s FW11 Collection

bringing “madness” to menswear, phillip lim designs with personality and distinction. his highly individualistic pieces serve to redefine the classic new york style, giving it an imaginative sense of escapism. lim’s widespread recognition as an artistic talent in the fashion industry began with the launch of his popular woman’s line in the fall of 2005, which served to establish him as both a critical and commercial success. from there, he went on to create his own men’s collection and has since expanded his name to include a boutique on mercer street in new york, a children’s line, and even eyewear. recipient of the emerging designer prize from the council of fashion designers of america awards, phillip lim is sure to be a long time success in the fashion world.

3.1 Phillip Lim Menswear Spring 2011

3.1 Phillip Lim Men's RTW Spring 2011

“Bougie rockers, rollers and strollers, come as you are!” So went Lim’s guiding principle and yes, the collection was as eclectic as it sounds. “What they have in common is they’re modern dandies,” he added.

3.1 Phillip Lim Suit

Lim courageously pushed the limits of masculinity with embellishment and by revealing the body. The painstaking work that went into beaded paisley embroidery and appliquéd ribbon striping was plain to see.

3.1 Phillip Lim Shorts

So was the thought that Lim put into his modern tailoring, often constructed with zippers and complicated piecing, sans collars or lapels. Tricky clothes in service of a high concept are one thing, but this challenging collection simply lacked focus. In recent years, the Phillip Lim man has grown manlier, stronger and more assured. This show felt like a step backward. via WWD

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