Wednesday, July 27, 2011

#1943 Ovadia & Sons' S/S 2012 collection is great enough for Gatsby

Photos: Sartorially Inclined

The first time I remember hearing about Ovadia & Sons was three weeks ago today, on July the sixth, when GQ interviewed the designers/twin brothers for its 10 Essentials spot. Then one of those things happened where every time I turned around, I'd see their name. Needless to say I'm late to the party on this one, but I'm pleased to have arrived – the brand's offering for S/S 2012 is pretty close to my dream collection: the pants are slim and cropped with fat cuffs and a longer rise (nothing kills me more than men's pants with a short rise); the blazers are cut trim through the body with wide lapels and schoolboy short sleeves; and the colours are bold and look like they'd go with just about anything you could throw at them. That blue blazer below – dayamn. If Jay Gatsby was alive and well and living in 2012, I'm pretty sure that he'd be wearing Ovadia & Sons. Brought back to life by Leonardo DiCaprio later this year, who knows? Maybe he will be.














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6 comments:

Almazemily said...

This collection is perfect. And I agree, Jay Gatsby would be repping this to the days! I Can so see him in that first look! 

- Almaz 
www.fashionpeg.blogspot.com

Sheahan Huri said...

dopeness

Mikki said...

My favorite is brown suits and Gingham check shirts and flowers.. But of cause every style is perfect!! Mikki

Mikki said...

My favorite is brown suits and Gingham check shirts and flowers.. But of cause every style is perfect!! Mikki

bob harris said...

don't you claim to follow L.A.S. on blogspot and tumblr? then how have you missed these 2 brothers? He's been blowing their trumpet for close to 2 years now....

mondham said...

the double breasted jackets are amazing, and those dense orange trousers!