Discussing :: Tristan Blair – Autumn/Winter 2011 - "Vivid Arms"

Taking on something of a utilitarian theme, Blair found inspiration in the military uniforms of the 1940's: "I find the military uniform very aesthetically pleasing -  the simplicity of the attire and the way that there is practicality crossed with traditional style. This combination of principles can be easily transferred into shoe design as practicality and style are the foundations for a great shoe." Never one to use a theme too obviously, Blair heavily researched the different styles, colours and cuts used in the uniforms and the variations of leather used to fit out the young recruits. The result is a collection that steers away from... read full article

#1

Tristan Blair – Autumn/Winter 2011 - "Vivid Arms"

You don't get much more simple than that... nice traditional detailing in the one on the left redeems him.

#2

i would like to see the khaki suit and pith helmet come back into fashion, and perhaps cane walking sticks.

#3

Classy. Liking the (suede?) black shoe at the back. Comfortable shoe and suitable for smart/casual.

#4

Amazing shoes, simple yet elegant.

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