Valentino’s S/S 2020 menswear collection is fantastic. Valentino’s creative director and British artist Roger Dean joined hands to create the exotic Utopia. Many fantastic and surreal patterns, bright tones and different materials are used to show us the beautiful and mysterious journey.
British illustrator and visual artist Roger Dean is famous for his surreal style. His illustrations explore spirit and life, serious yet imaginable. His works of art are incorporated into Valentino’s new collections. Imagination and crafts are combined to show the mysterious Utopian journey.
The quiet scenic illustrations in antique and soft tone create a intense sense of space.
Beautiful scenery illustrations are full of tones. Plants and mountain ranges add a fuller visual.
There are some things which are timeless. Checks are one of them. They can be artistic, vintage or refreshing. Compared with stripes, the charming part of checks is that different lines are intersecting to form a range of patterns.
Vintage checks are still prevalent. When applied into items such as sweatshirts and outerwear, classic checks can upgrade silhouettes.
The colorway of checks is particularly important. A bright color can add a fashionable and youthful edge. It is unique and stylish to use checks on shirts or outwear.
Hand-drawn checks show irregular lines, which is nonchalant.
Splashed ink, florals and animals are placed on top of checks, adding depth.
Chains are cool and fashionable. Different kinds of chains, fashionable details, belts and animal skins are presented. Versace, Diogo Miranda, Victoria Beckham and ALG all show their unique chains.
Fashionable items are casually spread on top of chains, expressing an nonchalant attitude. Red and blue are presented on the black background. Print and hot-fix are fit.
Intersecting chains are appealing. Chains in different kinds and sizes add depth, suitable for printing.
Leopard print is hot. Chains add glamour. Print and hot-fix are suitable.
Chains are hard, while belts feel soft. The combinations of chains and belts are eye-catching. Slight refreshing colors provide a unique feel.
Arabic numbers are popular all the time in fashion industry. Simple and clear numbers can be versatile. Numbers could be combined with letters and flowers. The vintage style and illustrations could add interest. Stylish numbers liven up items.
Vintage and sports numbers are applied to be like school badges. The badges including letters are individual and vintage, which is suitable for printing or embroidering.
Simple numbers and letters in the preppy style can be presented by printing or appliques. Sequins could be utilized to show individuality.
It is novel and stylish to combine hand-drawn numbers and letters. Printing is recommended, and embroidery could be used on lines.
The mixing flowers, numbers and letters is chic and individual. Printing is recommended, and embroidery and sequins can be applied in numbers.
Green plants are often used for printing. Coconut trees and cacti are refreshing. Sketchy style, letters and illustration-like patterns are stylish and unique.
Green Plants/Handwritten Letters/Graffiti
It is simple and stylish to combine hand drawing and letters. The adding of graffiti is artistic. Prints and embroideries are recommended.
Green Plants and Letters/Graphics and Text
Green plants can be paired with letter. Prints and embroideries are suitable.
Cactus, Coconut Tree/Geometrical Shapes
Patterns of cacti, coconut trees and geometrical shapes are appealing, and letters enrich effects. Black and white are cool and classic, while other colors are energetic.
Illustration-like scenes of green plants in bright colors are refreshing. Embroideries and prints can be applied on some parts, and sequins are also recommended.