Hyein Seo Fall/Winter 2019 “Save Yourself” Collection
South Korean designer Hyein Seo returns for Fall/Winter 2019 with an updated range of uniform-inspired streetwear staples featuring heavy tactical detailings and utility metalware, dubbed “Save Yourself”. With Seo’s bold and statement-making designs, the label has captured the hearts of BLACKPINK, Rihanna, Bella Hadid and Aleali May, to name a few. Embracing the utilitarian fashion trend, the line-up features a wide array of functional yet cutting edge pieces, encompassing everything from cropped T-shirt and anorak jacket to skirts and wide-leg pants. Complementing the innovative ready-to-wear are an assemblage of the label’s signature reflective-detailed accessories. Our editorial brings forth varied ways to mix and match the Hyein Seo FW19 garments, scroll through to take a closer look at our selection and shop below.
Fascinated by counterculture and dystopian concepts, Seo’s designs feature dark elements and are mainly dressed in a dark color palette with hints of white and grey. Spotlighted first is the Cropped Top. Emblazoned with subtle “Save Yourself” verbiage and a silver-toned trim on the front, the silhouette comes with ruched sides and is available in black and white colorways. The top can be can be paired with either the Prototype Cargo Pants or the Garter Skirt. While the pants are detailed with side flap pockets, rope tie-ups throughout and a “Prototype” motif printed on the left leg, the skirt sees a garter belt and straps hanging from the back with velcro and press-snap closure.
Elsewhere, layering up the ensembles are the Protective Sleeve and Bustier. Featuring extra-long rope detailing on shoulder and arms, the half-sleeve is constructed from a strap with side buckle fastening. The top arrives with an asymmetrical hem, adjustable straps and side hook fastening. Other highlights include a slew of functional accessories. While the Bucket Hat sees a silver-tone branding on the front, the Key Ring is constructed from beaded trim and logo metalware. Completing the range with monochromatic carry-alls such as the Scarf Bag and Nylon Backpack. Both pieces are rendered with timeless black and eye-catching reflective materials for a futuristic edge.