Bangalore, September 2014:For Fall/Winter 2014 GANT follows a power couple through their stylish season; going from an early fall weekend at the country house, back to the city with updated city flair followed by a New Year’s bash reunion at YALE.
Blending American Sportswear with a prominent European vibe, the GANT man always has the perfect laid-back yet polished ensemble, whether he is going to a charity gala or out to the country house. Collegiate favourites and tailor cut garments fusions with ease to create the sartorial effortlessness that just oozes of European cool. While the busy lifestyle of the GANT woman requires the flawless sense of combining essential classics and bolder statement pieces in order to create an effortless outfit that hits all the right styling notes. She looks her best during all occasions, showing confidence and an amazing style throughout the season.
GANT Man: For Early Fall a relaxed and comfortable gear makes the foundation of the perfect weekend wardrobe, though never without an injected sharpness. It’s an edited country style that perfectly tweaks the rugged American Sportswear into polished contemporary work wear. The GANT man knows the art of layering and mixes fabrics and textures with ease to add dynamic effects to a simple outfit. Knits will be the staple garment; varying from luxury light weight to structured wool blends and chunky cable knit styles to adjust from the still warm days to chilly evenings. Denim with a worn in feel are rolled up once or twice and paired with flannel shirts suitable for the country chic man. Checks are a main focal point seen on shirts and outerwear.
As the outdoorsy crisp days calls for function and practicality technical details has been incorporated into the daily essentials, like the Hiker Jacket merges practical with style. The palette ranges from dark blue cobalt to different depths of green and red colors. Various shades of yellow slowly turn into caramel and brown hues, adding a vintage feel.
GANT Woman: The first days of fall are best met with a weekend getaway to prolong the summer. This is when the crisp air meets the warm sun and beautiful scenery is presented. Although the relaxed atmosphere, the GANT women is still dressed with style and she’s combing various layers to keep warm; a perfect shirt hinted underneath a chunky cable sweater, topped off with either roomy duffel in checked textile or a leather jacket – a season staple. The layering is as easily matched with a pair of shorts and high boots as with a pair of high-waist narrow-fitted pants and for a chic finish to the early fall look a felt hat is a seasonal must.
GANT Man: Heading back to the city, the laid-back favorites are traded in and updated with more elegant cuts and sharper silhouettes, materials get refined and sophisticated to better fit the boardroom. Influenced by the understated and subtle elegance of the European sartorialist, clean lines and a tailored edge paired with casual components creates a look that exudes effortless style without being over-thought or over-worked. Reach for quality basics that are simple and classic like the navy Cash Blazer, a pair of well-fitted pants and a quality knit.
This smart-casual work attire can be alternated with a dressed shirt or a classic roller neck, the style essences stays in the details and fit. A more city-appropriate palette of the classic grey and navy, accentuated by saturated greens and neutral creams, replaces the earthy country tones.
GANT Woman: The second drop of GANT FW14 it’s time to get ready for business. The women are elegant with a cool twist and shows confidence. It’s a city look presented through tone-in-tone outfits; navy blue bomber jackets, roll-necks and cropped pants worn with leather pumps. Simple design is key without ever becoming dull; it’s all in the styling. Edgy mini-skirts and short down jackets with chunky gold.
Details are matched with a more proper upper to enhance the modern women. Navy blue, fair green and chocolate colors are seen in fabrics such as silk, leather and suede – it’s a luxurious entrance to the winter season.
GANT Man: The winter drop is classic and grounded in timeless Ivy League style, twisted in a contemporary manner that will make a dapper appearance all through this festive season. The updated version of your school year’s wardrobe staple ruggers, denim jackets and chunky knits effortlessly blends with the formalwear. A winter varsity jacket brilliantly contrasts the sharp navy shawl collar tuxedo for the grand December fête and a sweatshirt with collegiate print is perfectly matched with a tailored blazer for the dinner party, it is in the mix of cashmere, vintage leather, denim and jersey that sartorial success is found.
In addition to the festive occasions we unwind with friends and family in casual-elegant attire of Fair Isle knitted jumpers, Oxford shirts and corduroy pants. Details will do all the talk and be the focal point, a tartan bow tie or a red stripe tie will pop any outfit and make a stellar contribution to the sophisticated look. The color scheme stays classic with royal blue, grey mélange and red.
GANT Woman: When snow starts to fall and the holiday season is approaching a festive feeling is presented through the collegiate GANT Winter Ivy look. The New Year’s bash is entered in a menswear inspired tuxedo with a feminine cut and slim silhouette that hits all the marks for the FW14 trend and is a wardrobe must-have. The seasonal theme is enhanced with classic pieces mixed with true showstoppers such as a goat jacket, fancy laced upper and trendy knee-length skirts. This winter the GANT woman looks savvy in red, navy, grey and camel colors.
The Fall Winter collection is available across all GANT stores and is priced at Rs. 1999/-and above.