CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year 2011, New York based Michael Bastian collaborates with fast retail giant UNIQLO features a line of polo shirts that showcase preppy-chic aesthetic at a lower price inspired by the universality of the polo that are stylish riff on the classic. The UNIQLO x Michael Bastian Polo collection consists of 16 polo shirt looks priced at $19.90. In the designer’s words, “I designed this project with myself in mind, like I design everything I do. I really personalize it and always ask myself ‘Would I wear that? Do I want that? Is this something I’ve been looking for a while?’ It really is a personal process, but I’m a man designing menswear, so it’s as good a place to start as any.”
GANT by Michael Bastian presented their Fall/Winter 2013 lookbook to showcase their “Stockbridge” collection takes inspiration from the iconic works of American artist and painter Norman Rockwell. The collection offers a back to roots collection of garments that reflect the everyday wear of the subjects of Rockwell’s paintings. The label proves to create a
GANT collaborates with Fabien Baron of Baron + Baron for their new spring/summer 2013 campaign. The collection was shot by photographer Mikael Jansson and the label enlists model Lars Burmeister.
GANT by Michael Bastian 2012 Cruise Collection showcases laid back luxury with a mix offering of warmer garment wool pieces and lighter cotton pieces paired with Bastian’s impeccable tailored suiting and clean,sleek silhouettes benefit from and added high-impact color. Bastian’s signature style is visible throughout the collection with greens, navy and sky blue tones provides perfect combination and statement.