Thursday, March 7, 2013

COLLECTION: Lace & Leather with Jeff Thomas by Stiaan Louw

Lace & Leatherwith Jeff Thomas
by
Stiaan Louw

Photography Alex Alfaro
Grooming Henry Maritz
Accessories Missibaba
Design Charl Edwards



Lace turtleneck + leather mini brief



Hand-sewn lace mask

Lace button-through shirt + Leather Cumberband + Pure linen tuxedo trousers

Lace and leather mini brief

Leather cut-out collar + burn-out vest + Lace & leather full brief

Leather cut-out collar + burn-out vest + Lace & leather full brief

Leather & Lace crew neck jumper

Mesh crew neck t-shirt


*This has got to be a delicious sinister yet highly commercial collection to come for the Stiaan Louw studio. The exotic play of feminine lace in a masculine world with a touch of leather for that bondage we all feel to society creates a sensual dynamic that some might say borders on gender-bending and I say it borders on being the ultimate cool. In a complete black, the collection hosts a few of pieces that could be worn on special occasions for theatrical effect, for instance if you have a special anniversary with that special someone... Then there are those bold yet almost conforming pieces that could be worn to worn or to cocktail event. Quintessentially this collection presents an opportunity for men all over to go on into the dark side, live a little and embrace their soft side with this manly interpretation of lace, a fabric once known for women only. Now only appropriate for men in the hands of Stiaan Louw.  

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