In his Mik Cire Spring/Summer 2011 collection, designer Eric Kim chose to stay with blacks and neutral colors in his interpretation of the young, urban man.
Steering away from the aggressive, in-your-face bravado of street fashion from a decade ago, Kim is designing for a more self-assured man, who is secure with himself and his place in the world, but still savvy.
This new urban aesthetic reflects the changing demographic in cities – places that now have more affluent dwellers, instead of the inhabitants of the 70’s, 80’s, and mid 90’s, who battled for space and street cred.
In this outing, Kim continues the trend of yogi pants and leggings from previous seasons. He balances this relaxed expression of masculinity with very structured jackets and vests, and an occasional loose-fitting sweater.
Depending on mood and/or personal style, yogi pants and leggings can be worn with combat boots or sandals.
Kim cleverly matches knee shorts, a trend this season, with big slouchy sweaters or asymmetrical leather jackets.
As always, Kim has provided some great separates that are must-have additions for any man’s wardrobe. This collection is a sure hit for that fashion-forward young man who loves style, and is not afraid to take some risks.