NY Fashion Week - Phillip Lim

Another of our New York Fashion Week highlights comes in the form of the 3.1 Phillip Lim's SS '11 collection. The Chinese-born, American-based designer has not quite produced the giant waves made by showier designers of his generation, but his understated approach and intuitive understanding of the way in which men actually like to dress marks this collection out.

Channeling the effortless lines of Italo Zuchelli's past few season's at Calvin Klein, the collar-less trench coats, jackets and blazers; perfectly tailored cropped trousers, (which seem to be sticking around, to the chagrin of many); slim-fit, deconstructed pastel suits and intricately embroidered lounge pieces came combined with more robust undershirts, shorts, trousers and waistcoats in leather and suede.

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