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Organic Contours And Structured Patterns For Domingo Rodriguez

Liverpool born designer Domingo Rodriguez presented his SS14 menswear collection as part of LC: M.

Rodriguez drew on inspiration from the muscles and lines of the male body; taking organic contours and turning them into structured patterns. Relaxed silhouettes and sporty, accessible shapes in luxe fabrics including leather and silk form the base of the collection. Seam-free vests, and pre-layered jersey tops were produced in cool neutral tones.

 Domingo Rodriguez

Simplicity with an eye for tailoring-detail is fast becoming a signature of the designer, describing his ideal client as “someone who enjoys personal indulgence, progressive cutting and forward thinking details.”

A fashion short featuring Rodriguez’s collection, directed by Benjamin Lussier, explores the underlying themes of its conception.  The contract between the organic inspiration and the hard-edged treatment is in some ways reminiscent of the conflicting artistic movements of romanticism vs. classicism. “I’ll Be There” presents four short narratives where carelessness and natural; urges clash with ambition and purpose.

Words: Joshwa Saint James

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