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Kris Van Assche gives us a more complete vision of what the future holds for ‘Berluti 1896 Paris’. Since taking the helm as artistic director in April this year, Kris Van Assche has been busy preparing his first presentation, which will take place at the Paris Men’s Fashion Week next January.

Berluti SS19 | Kris Van Assche

Although this SS19 capsule collection focuses primarily on the essentials of LVMH’s proprietary brand, it gives us an advance that clearly exemplifies what we can expect from Kris Van Assche.

At first, KVA’s passion for navy blue, black, white and grey is apparent at first glance, but also the bold solid colours such as red and green that help consolidate and add character to key pieces such as footwear and accessories. Continuing its inherent attention to detail and fit, tailoring comes back to the light with a two-button suit jacket, the black and white esmoquin or the shirt.

Kris Van Assche | Berluti SS19 Capsule

A proposal based on a mix of tailoring and sport in which the traditional suit coexists with the clothes of the sport. Fortunately the capsule still reminds us of Berluti, but at the same time is divergent enough to assume the personality of Van Assche which will soon emerge a new legion of fans of the brand.