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River Island collaborates with Matthew Miller on new collection – Preview

River Island is proud to announce Matthew Miller as its next Design Forum menswear designer! Taking his inspiration from traditional military apparel combined with contemporary streetwear, the exclusive 10-piece-collection will be available June 2017!RIVER ISLAND X MATTHEW MILLER4

The 10-piece collection includes outerwear, tops, and trousers inspired by Miller’s personal collection of military clothing, with a contemporary streetwear twist.

Items in the capsule collection include stonewashed parkas, camo combat trousers, oversized sweats made from scuba and lightweight jersey fabric, and graphic t-shirts, all in a palette of khaki and greys with rust and pink.RIVER ISLAND X MATTHEW MILLER3

Technical finishings and details emphasise the military reference with patch pockets, chrome zippers, poppers, and internal shoulder straps.

Miller said about the collection: “The Design Forum collection is based on my private military archive so the opportunity to re-issue these pieces has been a creative journey that is particularly personal to me. We worked closely with the River Island design team; taking inspiration from museums and rummaging through vintage showrooms we strived to created a collection that not only draws upon my core design aesthetic, but appeals to the River Island man”.RIVER ISLAND X MATTHEW MILLER2

The range will be showcased in a short film to be shown at London Fashion Week Men’s in June 2017.

Pieces will be priced from £25 to £110 and will be available from River Island stores nationwide and riverisland.com from June.RIVER ISLAND X MATTHEW MILLER1

While we wait, you can shop fashionable men’s essentials at River Island, following this link.

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