AG Jeans, Alexa Chung Toast Fall Collection | – WWD.com
July 10, 2015 - fall Denim
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REBEL YOUTH: Alexa Chung looked overwhelming in her AG jumpsuit, Saint Laurent heels and Shrimps bag during a cocktail hosted by a denim tag in Paris’ Montaigne Market boutique on Thursday, a final day of couture week.
“I have only arrived in Paris. we was filming something,” pronounced a British “It” girl, who was silent on serve film details. She has teamed adult with Los Angeles-based AG for a second collection.
“I have always desired denim. It’s an easy, go-to fabric for bringing some-more delicate tops and high heels down to a some-more street-style and cooler [look]. we do find it formidable to find ideal jeans. Once we find them, we should buy a integrate of pairs since it’s like bullion dust,” she told WWD.
While Chung’s initial line was formed on a blank pieces of her habit like a simple denim miniskirt, she said: “[I] couldn’t find a selected one that fits properly, so only done one.
“I was meddlesome in that book by photographer Karlheinz Weinberger. A lot of imagery compared with denim is male-centric and motorbike gang, set in a Seventies. we suspicion it would be good to emanate a imagination collection for a organisation of women that would be kind of badass, like a insurgent girl kind. And afterwards we introduced a lot of suede. we combined a British component to it; there is a practicality and a kind of dorky secretary thing going on,” she pronounced with a smile.
“But also a lot of it was desirous by friends like Sarah Walker in L.A.,” Chung continued. “She dresses like ‘Game of Thrones’-meets-motorbike-gang. we know – wacky, right? The Walker cloak in black suede with elaboration during a neckline and sleeves would be something she competence wear.”
Other fabrics used embody corduroy, chambray and damaged twill. Sweaters come in wool, merino, cashmere and a lightweight ribbed nap blend, and there’s a silk high-neck blouse.
“This truly is a correct ready-to-wear collection,” settled AG boss Sam Ku.
It consists of around 30 pieces, with prices trimming from $98 to $1,248 for a Walker. The collection is being sole exclusively during Montaigne Market before attack stores worldwide on Jul 23.
“I know Paris from a Londoner-coming-for-Fashion-Week perspective, so we like a Bristol, Hôtel Costes and Le Petit Vendôme, where we get a potion of booze and a inexpensive sandwich,” Chung said.