LVMH Prize 2021 semifinalist AGR, based by knitwear designer Alicia Robinson, imagined a really colourful and vibrant post-lockdown summer season with its spring 2022 assortment “London on heat.”
Inspired by artist Mark Rothko’s colour discipline work, Roy Colmer’s early spray-gun work and rave tradition from the ’90s, Robinson provided a spread of summer season knitwear objects, in addition to denim, silk shirts and nylon tracksuits in iridescent colours.
“We use a lot of Lycra in our summer knits, especially women’s wear, to keep it very sexy. We also quite often add dyes on top to add that extra something,” Robinson stated.
British photographer Martin Parr’s hyper-saturated photographs served as some extent of reference for the model’s playful spring 2022 look e-book.
The designer additionally launched a capsule in collaboration with the Netherlands-based knitwear producer Knitwear Lab. It contains a cardigan by which British artist Joel Holbrook’s mural on the wall of the AGR studio seems in a jacquard kind.
Before launching her model in 2019, Robinson labored as a contract knitwear designer at locations like James Long, Helen Lawrence, Yeezy, A-Cold-Wall and Missoni.
Robinson felt that the LVMH Prize nomination earlier this 12 months has “helped the brand to elevate and earn more recognition from around the world,” and he or she is “extraordinarily enthusiastic about rising our small crew and turning into a worldwide knitwear model. “