So is Emmy Collins, the
avant-garde designer with a knack for sitting on the sharpest of edges in
fashion excellence. Emmy’s sartorial creations are both fresh and daring,
bordering on the debonair but decidedly cutting edge.
His ensembles do not hold back on
the color swatch and are made from the finest of fabrics. His latest creations
include signature retro wide-lapel jackets and drainpipe trousers reminiscent
of styles that epitomized the spirit of 1950’s rock and roll. In addition to
the appetizingly classic fit of his jackets, much attention was paid to smaller
yet ever so distinguishing details like polka dots linings, the use of colorful
100% pure satin trims and in one case a biker jacket made of bleached blue
denim mix with a silhouette cut to fit like a second skin. His recent play with
accessories resulted in items like skinny silk print ties and chunky bow ties
that come in an array of black, plaid and neon colors for that added touch of
spice to outfits.
Emmy also caters to the other
side of the isle with the introduction of darker pieces in shades of black,
grey and earth tones thrown into the mix. Proving that he can make even neutral
colored garments exciting, tasteful and wearable. With the added choice of more
subdued colors, the wearer has the opportunity to define his own style -
whether toned down or colorful.
Emmy’s fashion influences include
the legendary Afro beat musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti who had a sartorial
penchant for smart, well fitted clothing often embellished with afro centric
embroidery. His other icons include Jimmy Hendrix, Al Green and Lenny Kravitz.