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James Long Men's Spring 2015

The designer kept his beloved boxing references, but transported his sporty hoods, sweatshirts and wraps to a bohemian island vacation.

James Long kept his beloved boxing references, but transported his sporty hoods, sweatshirts and wraps to a bohemian island vacation, where the denim was sun-bleached and the colors vivid. Bright ribbon patches were stitched haphazardly onto frayed denim jeans, shorts and jackets, while kaftan shapes in sheer mesh had ribbons appliquéd into stripes, adding to the sport-meets-beach attitude. An abstracted, handwritten “James” was blown up and appliquéd onto sweats and a hooded kaftan, while silver leather looked great as a cropped biker jacket.