One striking brand I happened to come across recently is Suno, a New York-based label launched in 2008 founded by Max Osterweis in collaboration with designer Erin Beatty. With strong roots in vintage Kenyan textiles, much of their designs involve vibrant, daring prints and angular cut shapes (which I love) as seen in their Resort 2012 collection. Infused with colourful exotic prints and accents of bright magenta orchid, the collection combines imagery of nostalgic Hawaiian beachscapes and a slight nod to traditional Mexican dress. The backdrop continues to celebrate Hawaiian icons featuring cut-out palm trees, pineapples and hibiscus leis necklaces. Though this collection is designed for “resort wear”, Suno manages to maintain it’s signature look of “pajama dressing” with crisp collared shirts and the inclusion of sleeves, long and short. I myself have my eyes on the shirt shift dress with accordion pleating – the high collar and print is just amazing!
[images from Suno Offical Site]
Gotta love the luau pig above?! ...poor piggy :(
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