Baartmans And Siegel Group Up With River Island
Baartmans and Siegel is the newest Design and style Forum collaborator for high street retail chain River Island. The London-primarily based designers adhere to prior menswear talent Joseph Turvey in the initiative.
Particulars on the 12-piece collection are restricted – other than it consists of outerwear, tailoring, accessories and statement footwear – with only 5 of Baartmans and Siegel’s sketches presently released for reference.
Design and style Forum representatives have confirmed that full information and imagery will be revealed in the course of the upcoming London Collections: Men, in June. River Island will also present a film focusing on the project, directed by Ryan Hopkinson as portion of the BFC’s Style Film programme.
In a joint interview, Baartmans and Siegel told FashionBeans the collection mirrors their brand’s personal mainline variety.
“The collection was created to feel extremely cinematic, celebrating strength and masculinity. Confident and sharp outerwear in tactile fabrics, while cut in an approachable silhouette.”
Baartmans and Siegel’s most recent venture marks the designer’s very first move into the higher street market place. Commenting on the expertise of working with River Island, each described the process as “interactive” and “stimulating”.
“Operating with a British, household-based, company with a reputation for creative self-expression allowed us to explore technical elements that we have wished to produce for some time,” they mentioned.