Gallery: Romeo Hunte’s ”showstopping” collection
The very skilled New York based designer Romeo Hunte made his debut in men’s fashion at this year’s New York Men’s Fashion Week. Many of the styles had fur details made from mink sponsored by Kopenhagen Fur. Read more about what Romeo Hunte thinks about designing with fur and what the highly influential magazine Forbes thinks about his new men’s collection.
What does the collaboration with Kopenhagen Fur mean to you and Romeo Hunte New York as a brand?
I think it's great to collaborate with Kopenhagen Fur as they are one of the greatest fur auction houses that has a regulated and sustainable process of using fur. The knowledge I have learned about the fur process gives me so much information to share with all my clients.
Why is it interesting to design with fur?
Fur is beautiful and being able to turn that into so many amazing silhouettes is gratifying. We are an outerwear brand that focuses on luxury fabrics. Fur is one of our top fabrics and essential to the Romeo Hunte's culture.
What is the inspiration behind your fur-styles for this season? And how do you use the fur?
We are big believers of using fur together with the most odd fabrics and turning it into a masterpiece. This season our focus is on WATER. In the new collection you will find the use of fur combined with fabrics such as neoprene, cotton camouflage prints, PVC, mix media silhouettes and more.
Forbes: One to watch
Romeo Hunte’s water inspired collection received an amazing review by Forbes. The headline says “Romeo Hunte Showstopping Debut 2019 Men’s Collection”.
- The collection personified and references the strong nature of water and fur in a way that only Hunte can translate into powerful pieces and looks, artist Addie Wagenknecht writes in her review in Forbes.