SS12 Collection: ” PRESENT”
It is about moments. Moments through modernity. The JEANPAULKNOTT MEN SS12 collection by Greg Van Rijck is a reflexion on the human being. It is a combination of noble fabrics and simple shapes. It is the contrast between the casual wardrobe and a limited edition garment. Greg Van Rijck plays with the classic wardrobe and it’s proportions – Forms and shapes – commodity. Using even the lining as a garment – An oversize scarf becomes a collar – A shirt becomes a jacket – The trench becomes an oversize buttondown shirt. Colors and materials play on weight and texture to become monochrome paintings – Almost white or almost black. Ultralight waterproof poly is put in contrast with light cotton or heavy gabardine – cotton veil plays with cotton satin. It is a new definition of the masculine wardrobe where all kinds of combinations become possible.
Limited tee-shirt edition in collaborartion with Nicolas Cesaro.
This spring-summer 2012, Greg Van Rijck worked with Nicolas Cesaor on a limited editon of artworks tee-shirts – Mixing the simplicity of a white tee-shirt and the craziness of Nicolas’ painting. It is about stories narrating life’s differents moments. The tee shirt becomes a canvas, a white sheet op paper. Greg Van Rijck met Nicolas Cesaro at the Francisco Ferrer design school, and years later they decided to work together and to developpe a tee shirt line blending fashion and art.