Melissa Siegrist showcases for the fourth time during Amsterdam Fashion Week
Vintage sportswear with a minimalist touch best describes the new SS14 collection of young designer Melissa Siegrist. Monday, July, 2015 at Amsterdam Fashion Week, the public became acquainted with her new men’s line. This season sees Melissa inspired by the American baseball from the ’50s.
Babe Ruth as an icon
The collection for the upcoming spring and summer consists mainly of plain or striped baseball jackets and pants, as we know from legends like Joe DiMaggio and Babe Ruth. The materials are tailored to the 50s, natural materials such as linen and cotton prevail. The color palette ranges from faded to intense red and blue to beige graying.
Idiosyncratic vision of menswear
Melissa is very pleased: “The response to the collection were great. Sportswear has always been for me a source of inspiration. I think it’s great to dress. Men now in a comfortable, quirky and inspiring way With this new collection, I hope my vision of fashion next season even further – to spread “- nationally and internationally.
About Melissa Siegrist
Melissa Siegrist (1984) started to study architecture at the School of the Arts (HKU). In 2010 she graduated from ArtEZ with a clean women’s collection with masculine influences. After several internships at include Viktor & Rolf menswear and Three As Four in New York, Melissa started her own menswear label. She gets her inspiration from sportswear and typical of her collections is the delicate balance between male and female influences.