In today's contemporary fashion landscape, where hype all too often outweighs substance, we frequently overlook the fact that at the true heart of fashion, should lie its craft. Italy has always had a reputation for creating some of the finest things known to man when it comes to food, cars, fashion, and Made in Italy has become synonymous with superior quality worldwide. Enter NEMEN®, the Italian brand which embodies so many of these attributes yet flies under the radar of many due to their rather low key attitude of letting the products do the talking for them.

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In many ways as much a concept as a brand, NEMEN® operates from the micro to the macro primarily concerned with manufacturing garments of only the very highest qualities. From their constant innovative research into textile and garment dyeing techniques, their philosophy is to continually evolve, always moving the boundaries for what's possible. The collections are characterized by highly technical and utility-driven designs, while developing fabrics with a meticulous approach oriented around pushing their research to new levels, taking inspiration from tradition and industrial processes in an aim to create unique pieces born from an interplay between handmade craft and cutting edge design, NEMEN® is a brand you're sure to hear a lot more about.

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For their SS19 collection, NEMEN® has expanded their artistic expression, presenting new garment treating techniques, such as Acid Dye treatments which are hand made and hand sprayed, to fusing Monofilament Nylon with Rubberized Polyester, creating garments of extraordinary textural finishes and waterproofing abilities.

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Presenting its largest range of items to date, the SS19 collection consists of: Jackets, Vests, Sweatshirts, T-Shirts, Pants, Shorts and special product collaborations with Italian underground spray-can producer CLASH, consisting of Markers, Spray Cans, a Holster, T’s and the definitive stand out Bomber Vest piece. Whilst also continuing their collaboration with the Japanese bag specialists Master-Piece on a capsule range including a Backpack, Helmet bag, and Sacoche. 

 

The first drop is available now via the NEMEN® site and select retailers worldwide. 

 

Photographer: Alecio Ferrari
Stylist: Giulia Sanna
Set Designer: Francesco D'Errico