Patrik Ervell’s Spring 18 show saw the designer return to his 90s San Francisco roots.
Textile-wise, the show employed lots of nylon, a reference to the hiking culture and sleeping bags prevalent in Ervell’s Bay Area coming-of-age. He told WWD that the collection is very “nostalgic.” The silhouettes were baggy and wide, a combination of Patagonia hiker and industrial construction worker, given a sharp delicatness with severe lines and color blocking reminiscent of stained glass.
Shiny pleather shorts and chunky sneakers were prevalent throught the collection, as were button-down shirts that looked like they were made out of plastic bags. The tailoring represented the current trend in shows of remaining altogether non-form-fitting.