Takashi Hiratsuka’s BLAHW introduced in the middle of 2020, a 12 months that could extremely, really lightly be described as “turbulent.” His imprint’s relaxing minimalism was imagined as a sort of balm to the chaos, a motif that carries above to the Japanese label’s Drop/Winter season 2021 assortment, encouraged by Jaco Pastorius’ immortal “Portrait of Tracy.”
Pastorius’ most well-known solo imparts delicate emotion, texture and atmosphere by way of his deft efficiency and composition, its seeming effortlessness indicative of his mastery. Similarly, BLAHW aims to include an air of uncomplicated emotion by way of its most recent seasonal selection, elevating the garments with comfortable cuts and multipurpose hues that mix akin to the notes flowing from Pastorius’ fingers.
However “Portrait of Tracy” attained much in its temporary two-and-a-50 %-moment runtime, BLAHW’s FW21 lineup — lensed by achieved tunes photographer Yusuke Kitamura — is expansive, venturing into a disparity of silhouettes with no straying from core tenets. Subtly remixed staples, like pierced sweaters, 50 %-tuxedo shirts, a Western coaches jacket and graceful sideline trousers, lend a casually outré experience to the a lot more standard work jackets, belted trousers and relaxed T-shirts. Knitted hoodies, outsized shirts and wide, pleated slacks reinforce the simply jazzy motif.
Retain up with BLAHW’s exploits via the brand’s world wide web retail store.
Somewhere else in Japan, Karrimor Japan tempts “Adventure” for Spring/Summer 2021.