The Armoise is the combination of various aesthetic experiments fused into a quilted outerwear piece with a tailored hand. Ultra lightweight materials sensually sculpt the silhouette and intertwine with exquisitely elegant details, such as Moncler Jacket painted buttons, while the fur trim becomes a chic detail.
The company recognized the same kind of drive and commitment to innovation in Smith's longstanding career. In what Ruffini refers to as a "monthly design and editorial project," the first iteration of Moncler Genius launched in February 2018 and entailed separate collaborations with eight designers - including Craig Green and Kei Ninomiya.
The friendly and collaborative working environment. Except, of course, that there is: Fujiwara's O.G. Green's collection, which launches in stores today, is the designer's sixth with Moncler, a relationship that predates the launch of the Genius project with a handful of capsules in 2017, and a sign of Moncler's willingness to bet early and big on designers.
Skate culture in Japan has been steadily on the rise since the early 90s. The friendly and collaborative working environment. Key features of the delivery include teddy fleece parkas, hooded sweatshirt with bold typography, padded duvet trousers, and sees the iconic Maya jacket updated in three different corduroy colourways.
It was definitely more about balancing [fashion] with nature: I always think that adventure and things that are made for adventure - or even the idea of adventure - is a process of finding the balance between you and nature, finding a balance in power.