Entitled ‘Syndrome’, the Our Legacy SS16 look-book explores the ways in which people can be temporarily affected by their environment – embracing the heatstroke paradisal dream.

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A feverishly tropical syndrome strikes the military section of the collection. Playing with the idea of a strict militant mind affected by the alluring tropical environment, black safari uniform is seen side-by-side with garments inspired by the hibiscus flower. An overarching idea of virgin warriors is best expressed through extended army jackets and varsity windbreakers, hand-dyed by textile artist Akane Moriyama in ostensibly innocent, light tie-dyes.

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Tracksuits, loungewear and workwear uniforms are coalesced to create an abstract ceremonial style. Heavy-duty oversized plastic zippers can be seen on everything from pale pinks to linen garments. SYNDROME is an invitation to remain in the tropical bubble.

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