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Fashion brands Boss and Phipps have collaborated to create an enduring collection. The creative mindset of both labels has allowed them to find inventive ways to save resources and shine a light on the use of responsible materials through this collection.
The genderless Boss x Phipps collection was released on the official Hugo Boss e-commerce website on May 25, 2022. The collection consists of 10 garments, including unisex t-shirts, sweaters, shorts and socks .
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The Boss x Phipps collection marks the first time that Hugo Boss has collaborated with another designer. The gender-neutral collection reflects the labels’ shared vision of cultivating a more sustainable environment within the fashion industry through responsible choices. Hugo Boss presented the collaborative collection as follows:
“BOSS and PHIPPS unite their creative minds to find inventive ways to save resources. This unique partnership highlights more RESPONSIBLE materials and styles, using surplus clothing and fabrics as a basis.”
The collection marks the launch of the Pre-Fall 2022 season. thanks to the collaboration of the two labels. This unique collection celebrates quality, craftsmanship and durability, while highlighting the vintage Americana spirit.
Marco Falcioni, Senior Vice President of Creative Direction at Hugo Boss, commented on the collaboration in a press release from the brand:
“I’m incredibly proud of this collaboration. Our values are very close, even though our aesthetics are different. As brands, we both want to blaze a more sustainable path in an industry that still creates too much waste. That’s the first time we’ve worked with another fashion designer, I love what we’ve managed to create.Our conflicting aesthetics create a beautiful contradiction – one that has environmental responsibility at its heart.
Spencer Phipps, founder of the eponymous label, also spoke about his experience collaborating in the statement:
“Boss has opened up its archives and empowered me to do what I love – Creating clothes with a conscience that leads the industry into a new and more responsible future.”
The limited-edition collection reimagines iconic Boss styles with leftover fabrics from the Boss archives, forcing sustainable choices in the process. Oversized sweaters and t-shirts with psychodelic tie-dye prints, provocative slogans and technical construction from mixed fabrics are an important part of this collection. All pieces feature co-branding details and the iconic eagle motif.
The complete collection includes:
- Relaxed fit tee with collaborative branding, which retails for $148, in two patterned colorways.
- Collaborative branding sweatshirt, which retails for $278, in black and gold colourways.
- Regular fit shorts, which sell for $228, in black and gold colorways.
- Shorts with a button hem, which retails for $348, in dark green and dark pink colorways.
- Collaborative branding water-repellent jacket, which retails for $645, in black.
- Water-repellent pants in mixed materials, which retails for $348.
- Cotton poplin pajama shorts, which sell for $30.
- Quick-dry recycled fabric swim shorts with collaborative branding, which retails for $88, in orange and red colourways.
- Belt bag made from recycled material, which retails for $150.
Cheeky slogans such as “Don’t cross the BOSS” and “Awaken Your Inner Phipps” appear on the clothing. Lilac, aqua blue, taupe, stone and moss, colors reminiscent of nature, feature prominently in the collection. The co-branded logo features each brand’s name along with the iconic eagle symbol as a nod to vintage Americana and the natural world.
The collection can be purchased on the official e-commerce site and in Hugo Boss physical stores.