Resort 2015 Collection Preview: The Tibi Resort 2015 collection re-imagines uniform work-wear into feminine silhouettes, with the buy-now-wear-now spirit. Inspired by the sailor uniform, the collection’s plaited sweaters, classic coats, and wide-leg slouchy trousers showcase some of the most defining elements of the classic mariner look: stripes, mariner knots, gritty tattoo-inspired prints, toggles, roping and metal grommets. This season’s palette focuses on black, white, navy and tan highlighted with saturated hues of cerulean blue and underwater green.
In this ode to the sailor, Tibi celebrates a way of life articulated through the re-interpretation of a uniform, one that is functional and wearable and underpinned by a distinct aesthetic identity.
Available November 2014
Our favorite Tibi imagery from 2013 Press, Street Style, Backstage and Campaign.
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Hit the Road was the theme of Tibi’s Spring 2014 runway show. The collection has a mixture of grit – from the travel- and the clean fresh feeling when you’ve arrived. Jin Soon Choi created nomadic nails that symbolized the traveler in all of us. The nail design expresses a visual language developed by American travelers who lived a nomadiclife in the 1920s. These signs were used to help fellow travelers navigate. Learn how to get the look here.
“This season is about the beauty when you arrive, and the grit of getting there,” Tibi founder, Amy Smilovic explained. “It’s feminine yet eased out which gives the collection that wearable street level.”
Photography: Reed Young