WINNIE New York SS24 Centers Designer Idris Balogun’s Vision of Fluid Formalwear


For Spring/Summer 2024, WINNIE New York served up a collection of polished silhouettes with urban appeal, titled “Sehnsucht.” Nigerian designer Idris Balogun, who launched the label in 2018, reenvisioned traditional Savile Row tailoring to produce a menswear line defined by fluidity.

Across the range, a strong color palette lends a youthful aesthetic to a selection of formalwear separates. Among them, a collared button-up jacket arrives with red and white stripes; a double-breasted blazer shines in bright teal, and a salmon-hued trench falls just below the knee. Models’ hair, in many instances, is saturated in tonal dye, further fueling the collection’s electric —and sometimes punkish — agenda.

Contrasting the colorful ensembles, a plethora of dark designs pump a subdued cadence into the range. Deep-blue denim complements suiting in gray and black, while straight-cut trousers and coats in neutral tones form the essentials in the WINNIE New York closet. Pairing plays a key role in this collection, with shorts oftentimes becoming the casual summertime companion to shirts and ties.

Overall, the brand’s latest collection further cements Balogun’s vision of future-minded menswear, with multicultural influences and sartorial precision.

See WINNIE New York’s Spring/Summer 2024 menswear collection in the gallery above.

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