Tuesday, June 10, 2014

LACOSTE F/W 2014 RTW+Lacoste SPORT Men's/Women's


 
Media Preview/NYC

Lifestyle brand LACOSTE staged an inventive preview of apparel, footwear and accessories…a few weeks back, with a few thematic inspirations helping to visually (and editorially) set out the wearable, preppy chic-and cleanly sophisticated assortment of items…that really never date. We know many people, us included…who wear Lacoste labeled clothes-especially the polos--- for years and years...








The RTW men's and women's collections-tee off with  "CITY GOLF'---which…are metro sleek silhouettes with the comfort and performance aspects expected from sports DNA company---in the details and the fabrications.
Tailored charcoal grey and black suits and separates, l/s button downs in solids and city plaid (vs lumberjack) prints, dress shoes ---that can work the walk on the weekends…plus accessories that go with the office to weekend warrior's wardrobe.
Clean lines…strong detailing, premium fabrics-with an urban edge.



Always a Lacoste polo involved-here with solid collar on print
grey trench-like dress
grown-up take on a varsity jacket/sweater-with striped ribbed cuffs and hem

classic slip-ons driver style- in suede…with leather tab logo, white outsole with navy stripe trim keeps it  fresh

Dark and autumnal tones for the footwear---leather and suede uppers-with sport details like see em' on trend- rubber outsoles...



dress shoes-guys can wear without socks---and with jeans…well made but not stuffy






quality stitching here…smooth leather upper, metal eyelets...


another example-of casual dress-mid cut all leather upper…with treaded outsole



Chelsea boot pull-on…in marbled deep tone leather…with stretchy insert panel…nice
grippy rubber outsole...
fringes and tassels-multi-toned outsole...
well made-note the welt stitching…white rubber outsole---punched out  upper 
Accessories---classic silhouettes for sunglasses…aviators+Wayfarers, and feminine cat-eyes with crystal details





Elena Collection---tote bag


Classic laptop/work/carry-on bag



Watches-leather and silicone bands, knits hat/scarves...




Lacoste Femme fragrance -available now







Golf Mountain …might seem liked a mixed metaphor…but having played golf on high altitude golf courses (yup-the ball does go farther)…the same elegant relaxed sporty ensembles-for colder weather-fit the title.
This neutral toned collection includes includes knits, winter ready outerwear ---parkas, down bombers, cozy woolen sweaters and scarves…and terrific lace-up footwear…more lifestyle than hikers…but with durable rubber outsoles for mountain or city street strolls













as easy to wear as an oversized tee…belt it or keep loose…cozy grey 
love this color blocked funnel neck sweater…layer over turtleneck for serious warmth
great---men's leather/suede…metal eyelets-oxford toe cap in a lace-up mid-kinda like a high top version of the Sherbrooke lace-up




wedge suede/leather…joins the popular Bernelle and Adalyn styles…in a burgundy

Lacoste Yachting aka Regate Collection-sailing heritage fused with urban polish…nautical stripes-solid crisp navy/white/red colors…in a season-less selection of boat neck maritime separates-with winter style parkas and jackets...




red top inserts above iconic navy-white sailor stripes...
maritime flag colors in jackets, polos…with classic khaki pants
nautical stripes …contrasting navy/white sections elevate this look from been there to modern---fitted silhouette


cap sleeves---sweater---soft knit---wear year-round---feminine shape---one of our fav looks from this collection



















men's tops---include long sleeve button downs…and polos with flag inspired panels…well done!









red scarves…make great gifts took

























 Deck shoe with gum rubber outsole-nautical sneaker mix...








Footwear-all leather interpretations of lifestyle sneakers...







pull-on blue suede boot-like the back tab for ez on/off






LACOSTE SPORT-celebrates the WORLD CUP in the RIO COLLECTION…available now…Brazil flag colors…OLÉ OLÉ OLÉ OLÉ…OLÉ…OLÉ---and save them for the Olympics---2016. 
Rio Polo $85


Light $100
 Tennis silhouettes-in prints, blush pink and crisp solid whites…matchready

cut for gals---




Other LACOSTE SPORT separates are actually technical pieces---really made for sports-going darker for Fall.

---Can't tell from pictures but these separates have moisture wicking comfort properties…
men's tees get bold graphics



Tracksuit jacket... goes black and red...


Polo---men…slightly boxier cut...



women's separates we think would work on the golf or tennis court…in back with white piping details













mid solid sneakers...






love these-patent pin ballet flat with Ortholite footbeds---rubber outsoles...


Lacoste lifestyle sneakers-in solid leather uppers with white logo croc...







trainers...




digital almost camo print-with pink panels…white + treaded grey---cool take on sneaker

even the Eau De Lacoste L12.12 cologne bottles-masculine handsome shape. Available Now





For more on the Lacoste Accessories for F/W 2014…