Dirk Bikkembergs

Dirk Bikkembergs,Milan,Mens,Spring/Summer,2015

He is a real man, but like a superhero with a statuesque physique he goes beyond the limits of normal resistance. He succeeds in this thanks to the triathlon – swimming, cycling and running combined in a lifestyle, more than a simple sport.
And it is the triathlon that has inspired Dirk Bikkembergs to design a Summer 2015 collection that reflects in full the brand’s original vocation for sport, underlined on the catwalk by a set that recalls the three disciplines: Swimming, Cycling and Running.
Whilst the aesthetic codes borrowed from sport enhance the suppleness of the male body, with sexy and figure-hugging shapes, performance materials and bright colours, the designer chooses to accentuate the urban, elegant and modern character of the collection.
Turquoise for swimming, green for cycling and yellow for running: a dominant colour with a definite visual impact is assigned to each speciality – the trademark style that has accompanied the success of the brand over the years. Items inspired by sport are shown one after the other on the runway, as in a race, with technical “diving suits” and stretch leggings technical hallmarks of triathlon. Alongside these, mixed and overlaid, the formal suits in shades of dark blue and black, completed by classic braces, remind us of the other soul of the collection, the formal and elegant one.
The leather biker jackets, amongst the key pieces on the runway, give the figure an appearance that is both