Reggae Vibes Inform Landlord's Spring/Summer 2018 Collection

An colorful island sensibility fused with modern streetwear
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Founded in 2015 in New York City, Landlord took to NYFW:M to show off a Spring/Summer 2018 collection fairly bursting with color, reflecting a strong reggae influence. It makes sense, as creative director Ryohei Kawanishi continues to find inspiration both in his current home in Harlem, as well as his old neighborhood in the Dalston Junction district of East London, which has historically been home to a sizable Caribbean community. The Spring/Summer 2018 collection fuses the breezy island aesthetic with Landlord's utilitarian meets streetwear sensibility. Overt reggae-inspired design cues were seen in a short-sleeve sweater emblazoned with "Bob" -- that's Bob Marley to you -- along with an oversized knit polo printed with "Jerk Chicken" text and marijuana leaves. Elsewhere, there was a heavy helping of Rastafarian red, green and yellow hues, appearing on belts and nylon jackets alike. Check out all the looks from the presentation in the gallery below.