Bringing a new meaning to boyfriend jacket, menswear designer favorite Thom Browne will be launching a womenswear collection in the Fall. Browne briefly ventured into the women's territory back in 2007 and 2008 with his small capsule collections for Barneys New York and there is also his ongoing collaboration with Black Fleece. Now the designer is entering full force with his small, but complete, women's line to be available in September at his Tribeca flagship and, of course, Barneys.
Browne describes the upcoming collection to WWD as “very focused on jackets and trousers and outerwear. I think it’s what people expect from me, very men’s-inspired women’s clothing. Gray flannel, navy cashmere. Good, all-American men’s wear influence, but fitting in a cool feminine way. I want it to be very understandable. Personally, when I see it on the girls I think it looks so good. I like the idea of men’s tailoring on girls. It’s very strong and sexy in a nonovert way.”
· Thom Browne Branching Into Women's [WWD, subscription req'd]
· Thom Browne NY [Official Site]