Young, carefree, cool; the Dsquared2 surfers of Spring/Summer 2016 are on an endless quest chasing the perfect swell. Nomads travelling the world for the ultimate ride, their knapsacks are packed with rugged pieces that take on souvenirs from their journeys — from shells and cables.
Dsquared2’s surfing mavericks dress with multiple layers, tattoo printed tulle body suits underneath long baggy shorts, studded mesh tanks, oversized anoraks and straw-lined knit hats. Their drifter style is punctuated with a giant poncho, long T-shirts with floral prints embellished with beads, and scuba inspired leggings.
Leather is rough and tough, in washed vegetable-tanned boxy jackets and gilets; or sleek and glossy in bonded shorts or a hybrid jersey and leather pant to articulate a lean, tight fit.
Summer denim is iterated two ways. Indigo jeans and shorts are over-sized and wired, their wide legs crumpled yet structured. Skinny-fit slightly cropped jeans are destroyed and frayed, tie-dyed and bleached. A denim jacket features a high-contrast dip-dye effect, the inky blue shoulders fading into bleach-white bottom.
Surfer essentials reveal subtle details: a pair of shorts in a tattoo print is encrusted with allover tonal beading,