pringle of scotland spring/summer 15

Massimo Nicosia must have been British in another life or at least a little bit Scottish, because Anglophilia seems to run through his veins like it was the most natural thing in the world.

by Anders Christian Madsen
Jun 17 2014, 7:50pm

Photography Mitchell Sams

On Monday afternoon at Two Temple Place - the old Victorian Astor mansion with walls covered in William Morris floral motifs - the Pringle of Scotland designer referred to a reference board of his favourite Brits, who had inspired a spring/summer 15 collection that excelled in the techy heritage vibe Nicosia has carved out at the house. "The idea was to work with all the British elements that I love, which in a sense combines the geeky with bad taste and good taste: television like the BBC in the 70s," he said and pointed at pictures of Gene Wilder, Mick Jagger, and the Prince of Wales in the 70s. It made for the kind of refined, intelligent garments we've come to expect from Pringle under Nicosia's watch where a white knit with embossed Aran pattern was particularly awesome. It was the conversion, however, of William Morris' floral walls at the venue to a jumper that closed the show, which really knocked the argyle socks off the menswear press in the room. Art in motion.

pringle of scotland spring/summer 15


Text Anders Christian Madsen
Photography Mitchell Sams

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