Monday, June 23, 2014

LABEL LOVE: Adam Selman

Adam Selman under his namesake label showed his first collection for SS14 in September, his second collection debuted in February and since has become a bonafide 'one-to-watch'. I always find it interesting to watch a new designer come on the scene; in Selman's case I found his first collection cool and interesting enough to keep me on the line.  When he showed for Fall 2014 I was officially hooked.  The 18 looks from the collection can be summarized as 'American sportswear with an edge', meaning classic pieces/silhouettes with an unexpected twist and sporty pieces such as a varsity jacket with luxe detailing like leather.  More importantly, unlike many newcomers who try to do too much too fast, Selman stayed focused presenting a cohesive collection with a strong point-of-view.

However you describe it Adam Selman definitely has an 'It' factor.  The designer''s pieces can be found at Opening Ceremony and Browns of London.

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