SPONTANEOUS LIGHTNESS

Sunnei (sunnei.it) – Italy
Discreet, sartorial, luminous…
Sunnei aims to an endless search for the clearness of the perfect yet comfortable garment. Designed by the duo Loris Messina and Simone Rizzo the menswear label debuted this season with a captivating and refined Spring/Summer collection. Basic pieces with unstructured shapes characterize a collection in perfect balance between elegance and tailoring, substance and sobriety. Entirely made in Italy, all the 17 pieces are lit up by a combination of fabrics such as embroidered cotton, jacquard or Japanese denim tinged with indigo blue, pure white or dust. An aristocratic elegance mixed with a streetwear attitude conceived for a man with a relaxed and discreet allure.

Intru (intru-concept.com) – France
Bright, linear, functional…
A mix of contemporary art inspirations and fashion are at the base of the brand Intru. Based in Paris, the self-taught designer Charlie Gay founded the bags label Intru Concept in September 2014. Entirely handcrafted in France by independent artisans, his shoulder bags and satchels have geometric shapes, clean lines and bright surfaces. Thermostatique is the collection for the Spring/Summer season: a mix of vegetable tanned leather and linoleum tinged with a bright white, peach-colored or sugar paper shades confer a fresh and comforting flavor to each bag.

L.G.R. (lgrworld.com) – Italy
Romantic, genuine, evocative…
Calabar, Asmara, Comoros, Massawa, Reunion, Tripoli: the L.G.R. frames have suggestive names that evoke the colonial era. Born in Rome to an Italian family with very strong roots to Africa and Eritrea where his grandfather in the ’30s opened several optical stores, in 2008 Luca Gnecchi Ruscone established the eyewear label L.G.R. High-quality materials characterize sunglasses and optical frames entirely handmade by skilled Italian artisans using raw materials such as cellulose acetate and Carl Zeiss lens. With minimalist shapes and warm and natural shades, his frames have a romantic and timeless twist.