Posts tagged "Umit Benan"
Umit Benan Fall 2014

Umit Benan Fall 2014

  Umit Benan’s first Paris runway show was a revelation. Known for his use of non-model models, the Turkish designer knocked it out of the park with a fall 2014 collection inspired by All-American hero Jackie Robinson. Unlike most fashion shows, the inspiration was not a vague notion – this was literal. Benan cast the...
Umit Benan Fall Winter 2013-14 Collection

Umit Benan Fall Winter 2013-14 Collection

  Umit Benan is a storyteller, basing his latest scenario in a seedy New York alley circa 1990, populated by hotdog sellers, hobos and tranny hookers. Their faces shielded by balaclavas, models prowled down the runway, occasionally stopping to tag a wall. Having built an aesthetic based on relaxed silhouettes with Eastern influences and proportions,...
Trussardi Fall Winter 2013

Trussardi Fall Winter 2013

  In one of his best collections yet, designer Umit Benan worked a sporty, outdoorsy element into the collection, giving it a youthful flair. Suits came in chunky, wide wale corduroy, in shades of olive, rust, and blue, while other wool ones had velcro tabs at the wrist, and neoprene patches on the arms. Bonded...
Trussardi Spring Summer 2013 (Video)

Trussardi Spring Summer 2013 (Video)

  When Umit Benan was appointed Creative Director of Trussardi as Milan Vukmirovic’s successor some fashion critics openly wonder if the young Turkish-German designer had the experience and depth of vision to continue the brand-revival started by Vukmirovic. With each season Benan has proven more and more capable. This season he mined the Seventies aesthetic...
Gift With Purchase: Umit Benan X Thecorner.com T-Shirt

Gift With Purchase: Umit Benan X Thecorner.com T-Shirt

  Thecorner.com has teamed up with Umit Benan, Creative Director for Trussardi, as the latest collaborator in their custom t-shirt series. The shirt uses the site’s logo for “a fresh take on 80’s logo mania” and is free with any purchase from thecorner.com while supplies last. See it here.     Umit Benan replaced Milan...