Sunday, February 13, 2011

Mik Cire at Merceds Benz Fashion Week in New York

Yesterday I attended the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City, primarily to interview Eric Kim of Mik Cire and preview the Mik Cire 2011 autumn/winter collection.

Founder and former designer of Monarchy, Eric Kim launched his new line of menswear last year with the aim of leaving any sort of commercialization and returning back to the basics.

His debut collection for autumn/winter 2010 drew inspiration from the WWI Dough Boy, whereas his 2011 spring/summer collection featured a deconstructed military look that emphasized ‘relax’.

On the runway yesterday, the Mik Cire 2011 autumn/winter collection continued the theme of a relaxed deconstructed Dough Boy.

The collection consisted of hooded cardigans, double breasted trenches, bandage boots with lots of asymmetry, layering, and assorted furs and leathers.

In a nutshell, the collection was exactly what Eric Kim would wear!

Stay tuned for the exclusive interview with Eric and many more photos of the complete runway show!
See a few preliminary shots here.

Photos 1-4 by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz, Courtesy
Additional photos Copyright Men’s Fashion by Francesco.