Nicolas Yuthanan Chalmeau likes to put on huge and he desires you to put on huge too. Crafted in restricted portions by grasp artisans in Japan, the Frenchman’s model Sillage will be characterised by billowing silhouettes that solely are available in one measurement and is aesthetically impressed by the various cultures of the world. Current highlights from the label embrace a beautiful winter assortment consisting of Harris Tweed and Sashiko materials, in addition to an modern down line with refined floral motifs.
To comply with, Sillage seems to Spring Summer time 2023 with a number of items impressed by Nepal. Beginning with the Gurkha Pants and Shorts, Chalmeau references the elite troopers of the South Asian nation, by making a straight leg trouser with a singular cummerbund-style waistband, which will be “folded downwards over the entrance of the trousers, creating a calming silhouette for the hotter climate, whereas additionally permitting the wearer to have the ability to customise the size of their trousers/shorts to their selecting,” famous the designer in an announcement. Matching the look is a flexible Henley Popover crafted in a jacquard, waffle, and herringbone ivory colorway, together with an natural chambray iteration.
After a visit to Nepal final summer season, Yuthanan (as he likes to go by) got here again with a lot of finds, akin to hand-woven baskets, vintage wood collectible figurines, and a small batch of classic trekking patches — the latter of which adorns the Nepal Memento Jacket Ecru. Standout gadgets within the assortment additionally embrace dishevelled military-inspired cargo pants and a ripstop coat impressed by the British “Mod” motion of the Sixties.
Browse Sillage’s SS23 assortment here, in addition to Yuthanan’s curation of equipment and homeware items at his What We Wear retailer.
Elsewhere, Baracuta x Needles blends Japanese techniques and British craftsmanship.