BESOTTED WITH BOTTEGA VENETA

In case you missed my string of tweets a few months back (before I took a twitter break), both I and my inner Elven mage have a slight infatuation with¬†Bottega Veneta’s much coveted spring/summer menswear line.

The collection boasts beautiful suede and silk garments, layered with cropped trousers and hi top boots, all in weathered rustic tones which convey both a seasonal informality and something rather otherworldly. Sadly being completely out of my poor homme price range, I can only really take influence from the garments, styling and colour palette but I thought I would share some of my favourite pieces that have influenced my SS13 wardrobe this year.
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AD CAMPAIGN: BOTTEGA VENETA SPRING/SUMMER 2013 BY PETER LINDBERGH

Baptiste Radufe & Freja Beha Erichsen roam the streets of LA in the warming, romantic and cinematic Bottega Veneta Spring/Summer 2013 campaign by Peter Lindbergh.

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AD CAMPAIGN: BOTTEGA VENETA AUTUMN/WINTER 2012/13 BY ERWIN OLAF

Ameyline Valade and Simon Van Meervenne gaze a bit too intensely at their bare monochrome walled apartment for the Erwin Olaf lensed Autumn/Winter 2012 Bottega Veneta campaign.

According to director creative director Thomas Maier. the campaign shot in Amsterdam back in march offers, “a point of view that is at once formal and psychological, so surface and meaning have a complex relationship”. Unfortunately this a very awkward and empty campaign, which I really want to like but just can’t primarily due to the tired out “colour against grey” composition and wooden execution.

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BOTTEGA VENETA MEN’S SPRING/SUMMER 2013 – MILAN FASHION WEEK

Check out the images from the Bottega Veneta Spring/Summer 2013 menswear catwalk at Milan Fashion Week with some of my key notes on colours and influences below.

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