A reflection based on heritage – Uniqlo x JW Anderson

British staple masters JW Anderson are back at it again with another Uniqlo collaboration for the Australian everyday. Playing right into the latest undone, relaxed trends dominating casual wear in 2018, this collection takes London cool and integrates it with Tokyo functionality. The result is understated, subtle cool – no Mediterranean flamboyance, just pure urban style.

Anderson himself claims the Brighton Beach of the 1950s as the inspiration for Spring/Summer ‘18. Classical motifs like stripes, seagull prints, seersucker and linen fabrics are given the 21st Century treatment with DRY-EX technology, adding water resistance and anti-wrinkle features into the mix.

The best way to wear this collection is oversized – a size or two bigger than your standard in shirts gives a loose, easy feel that gives of a real sense of flow. Accessorising with the cross-body bag fills out an outfit, with the detailed strap a real highlight. After that, this collection’s strength is it’s an open book – it’s there to be played with; to be worn your way.