Andreas Melbostad loosened up for spring, giving pants more leg room and tops a comfortable silhouette through kimono-inspired cuts. The latter were rendered as shirt-jackets in selvage blue denim or soft leather, and in one instance also came in a padded version, worn underneath a skinny blazer that was matched with a pair of full-length, baggy jeans and karate belt. The hybrid theme continued on mixed media teddies, so light they passed for shirts.
It felt good to see the designer warm up to more color, as well, which came through in a hushed palette of dirty, light pink and light safari beige. The powdery hues jibed well with this season’s utility staples, such as low-waisted cargo Bermuda shorts and multi-pocket wrap shirts.
Blue and red stripes, meanwhile, infiltrated Diesel Black Gold’s spring uniform: fitted workwear jackets and voluminous, drop-crotch pants.
The combination looked fresh and veered into a more modern territory.