RETURN TO SENDER is a sartorial collective based in Los Angeles and founded by Kristopher and Katherine in 2014. With their deep preoccupations in contemporary art, design, and fashion, the team looks inquisitively at “beauty” on their own terms. haphazard is pleased to announce THE CHANGING ROOM: A debut launch of the collective RETURN TO SENDER featuring paintings by Kristopher Raos and OG23.
The Spring Summer 2017 capsule, titled “gamine”, is the introduction to the brand. The collection features 20 women pieces, ranging from easy to wear jumpers, boxy blouses, tunic shaped dresses, mandarin collar shirt dresses, over stated wide leg culottes, to outer coats with elastic cuffs; and a small introduction into menswear with button downs staples. Each silhouette focuses on this playful balance of differences, of masculine and feminine, of quiet and pert, and of mischievous and uniformly. The collection is inspired by the progressive urbanites of the present day. The pursuit of quotidian practicality and the minimalist approach to dressing is supported by the selection of material and comforts emphasizing cuts. The gamine collection is introducing mostly of linen textiles in a selective color palette of terracotta, unbleached bull denim and linens, and cadmium red to compliment hints of dusty pink. Elements of botanical and the hues and textures of ceramics hang in the background. The collection focuses on this unique esthetic in a timeless and modern look; it is confidence and uncomplicated. This urban uniform for the modern WO//MAN is not suited for a kitten.