Best known for its inimitable puffer jackets, Moncler has no qualms about diving into summer style. The Italian luxury label's new Spring/Summer 2021 lineup is better for the beach than the mountains, in fact, drawing from Indonesian fire surfing culture to create a capsule of stylish menswear items ideal for summer. Okay, there are still a few jackets in the mix, but this is a hot weather drop through and through.
"Exploring Coastlines," as the new release is called, comprises a concise selection of tees, polos, shorts, and, yes, outerwear, ready for those long-awaited seasonal getaways. A jacket, short-sleeved shirt, ripstop trousers, shorts, and cap all boast the thematic ocean-inspired pattern — offered in light and dark flavors — at the core of the assortment, intercutting white and blue waves with fiery stabs of red.
Some toned-down styles are also available in case the all-over pattern is a touch too bold, but either way, Moncler has kept the silhouettes tailored and trim, keeping in line with the sleek European silhouettes that inform much of its ready-to-wear. There's still room for a playful graphic T-shirt, though, replete with "LOVE SUMMER" verbiage executed in a cheeky '70s typeface.
Oh, and the jackets? Moncler is issuing a few packable numbers, with and without that unmistakable incandescent pattern. There's even a trim puffer on hand, juuuuust in case the seaside breezes kick up at night.