4 buddies escaping a snow-choked — or locked down — New York Metropolis for the Arctic was the start line for Blue Marble’s fall assortment. Anthony Alvarez regarded to his North American upbringing for the sporty items and utilitarian strains that shaped the bedrock of his cheerful, youthful wardrobe.
The imagined professions and pursuits of Alvarez’s quartet of characters — a banker, a celebration boy, a promenade king and a bohemian — defined the breadth of a wardrobe that included boxy tailor-made fits and assertion coats; workwear-inspired cuts and denim; cunningly patchworked striped shirts; his now-customary silk shirts printed in opulent fantasy motifs; an iridescent foil shearling jacket, and cold-weather gear plucked straight out of the acute sports activities world that Alvarez loves.
Texture added curiosity to the lineup, be it a surprisingly realistic-feeling fake fur placket on a pop-over windbreaker, the alternating curved stripes of corduroy and thick cotton twill on a pair of slacks, or an opulent grommet-studded ruffle operating down the entrance of a snow parka. As for the Northern Lights-inspired palette of pastel hues and neon brights, it made for a lineup that stood out in all senses, particularly towards the chalk quarry that was the backdrop for this season’s movie.