MAN veterans Agi & Sam provided a master class in prints and colour blocking, in a show that got everyone chatting for all the right reasons (digital print! Colour! Pleating!) at the close of play at London Collections on Sunday. The pair riffed on the idea of an old man looking out of his window and marvelling at the way kids dress on the bus and train, and this manifested as a bus-bench print (in the heart of the ridiculous the sublime and all that).
Special mention has to go to the Morse code print suits. In the same way that last season was all about owl print, SS14 was pure Aztec, bold and bright brilliance for Agi & Sam. Sportswear, as seen earlier in the day, at, er, just about everywhere was also a definite influence, proving that the kids can do the big trends as well as the seasoned designers. An honorary shout out for the pair wearing the brand’s recent Topman collaboration and a pair of giant owl masks, too. Drawing influence from Craig Green’s cardboard sculptures, perhaps?
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Words: Sophie Haslett (Follow Sophie on Twitter @SophieHaslettXX)
Images: Tom Gildon