My love for along time now has been focused on ACNE. (Like most who live in the world of fashion)!!!
Last ready to wear collection (Fall 2009) Produced this:
And now they have raised the stakes with spring 2010:
The silver nickel armor detail on the knees, has created a new image for denim!!!
ACNE oh how we love you, and Jonny Johansson you are AMAZING!!"He worked in loose silks for drop-crotch pants and tie-dyed, scrunched textures, sharpening the look with cropped jackets and several variations on cutaway vests. He also set about elaborating on and elevating Acne denim by sending jeans to the British jeweler Husam El Odeh, who came back with flexible silver nickel plates to bolt on as knee armor and back-pocket patches. There were also signature suedes and one great dusty-gray jacket with a fringe in back. But it was the two narrow, languid floor-length silhouettes—one in body-skimming ivory jersey, the other in pale beige crepe with long sleeves and shoulder pads—that best conveyed the relaxed but subtly glamorous aura.." - Sarah Mower (Vogue)