Avec Ces Freres – The language may be different but the ethos is still the same; Creating unique and inspiring fashion where craft and creativity is of the highest priority.
The ACF duo of Sam Lambert and Shaka Maidoh seem to be drawing from a bucket of limitless ideas. Each season they conjure up fresh and innovative ideas, incorporating exciting collaborations. The extent of the ACF brand seems immeasurable as the duo continues to couple their love for art and creativity with copious hard work.
The ACF “Dance” presentation, at Pitti Uomo, incorporated the perfected “DJ Technique”, seen last season, taking two distinct garments and textures and seamlessly merging them to create something new…enter the Blazber Hybrid Jacket.
Utilising their tailoring skills, honed on Savile Row, the work of this artistic duo is characterised by clean lines and sharp silhouettes. The JMB Modular Suit, Slimblu Suit and tailored shirts merge modern styling with classic craftsmanship.
This season also saw the birth of a fruitful collaboration with the sportswear brand PONY (Product of New York). This collaboration created strong feelings of nostalgia as I remembered really wanting a pair of the orange and green trainers so badly when I was a child. The ACF x PONY project is a perfect match as both brands complement each other to produce footwear that an agglutination of street wear and sartorial design wrapped in the unique effortless, classic cool exuding from Mr. Lambert and Maidoh.
Keep up with all ACF projects at www.artcomesfirst.com.