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Fashion Inspired By Hip Hop Legend Afrika Bambaataa

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World Menswear Fashion Summer 2012

“World design for the mind.” – Benny Castles

World is one of New Zealand’s leading high-end boutique fashion labels, specializing in both womenswear, menswear, accessories and luxury beauty items – even recently branching into footwear in collaboration with Number One Shoes to create the well-received ‘World Made Me Do It’ collection. Founded in 1989, World has expanded to having ten stand-alone boutiques throughout New Zealand, as well as being sold across the globe through some one the world’s finest avant garde boutiques. Such is the cult status of World, that pieces from the brand’s archives are collected by museums and galleries, such as the National Galleries of Victoria and Te Pap.

For the Spring/Summer 2011-2012 collection, entitled ‘Afrika Bambaataa’, World menswear designer Benny Castles was inspired by the legendary and influential 1980′s DJ and Hip Hop artist the collection was named for. For those who don’t know, Afrika Bambaataa is hailed as one of the few originators of break-beat DJ-ing and is often referred to as the ‘Godfather of Universal Hip Hop Culture’.

The resultant menswear collection features World’s signature strong suiting and tailoring, mashed with bold colours, eye-popping graphics and vivid prints.  Stand out pieces of the menswear collection include, a three-quarter length tailored jacket in a gray and blue tartan with contrasting red silk turn-ups; a pair of deep chocolate brown wide-legged trousers with relaxed tailoring; a slim-fitting sand coloured suit with wide pale lemon pinstripes; and the selection of bold printed t-shirts in various colour-ways an motifs.

So without further ado, we present the Spring/Summer 2011-2012 menswear collection from World…Enjoy!

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Visit the official World website, here.

If you enjoyed the Spring/Summer 2011-2012 menswear collection from World, why not check the seasonal collections from Serpent & the Swan, Vanishing Elephant and Ziggy Denim.
















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