Boyband in Black
Calling all EXO-holics: from k-pop to couture, MCM joins forces with boyband EXO celebrating the next episode in its high-octane collaboration where ex-plosive styles collide with ex-clusive shapes. Shedding their space ex-plorer silhouettes from Bionic, the megastar ensemble reassumed their signature boyband-next-door ambiance, in an off-duty contemporary-meets-classic co-operation.
Debuting with rebellious, off-road styles and evolving to demure, whitened silhouettes, the superstar band takes the MCM collaboration to the next level, unveiling their first collection for Autumn / Winter 2015. Entitled the MCM X EXO-Line, the boyband launches in black, presenting a monochromatic collective of innovative lifestyle accessories and essentials designed to bring the exosphere ex-perience up close & panache.
The exclusive lifestyle collection is uniquely designed with an understated iconographic X-shaped motif on the façade, envisioned to fuse two opposing M’s in commemoration of MCM & EXO narrative. From ultramodern to unconventional, the distinguished emblem is embossed with shiny matt leather, layered over a canvas of sumptuous nappa cowhide creating a dimensional impression on the façade. Fitted with a series of gunmetal hardwares and harcore clasps with bold fittings, the exquisite collection purveys a minimalist tough-‘luxe ambiance, articulated through an edgy yet sophisticated aesthetic. Get to know the collection, here :
Put up your Dukes: Debuting a duet of backpack shapes, the highly-anticipated collection introduces a midnight rendition of MCM’s signature Duke and a slimmed-down sling variation featuring studded shoulder-strap detailing.
If you’re keen to live the ‘charmed’ life, fear not – EXO has got your ‘back’. Crafted in the likeness of Duke, the EXO crew introduce a miniaturised backback charm, made to accessorise any handheld or handsfree style. Featuring a zippable closure and a surprisingly capacious interior, this charmpack puts 'fun' back into functionality
For convenience without compromise, the illustrious collection presents an ID case that can be worn around the neck. Crafted with multiple pockets and a transparent façade the wearable case is conceived to accommodate multiple cards on the back.
For geek-chic enthusiasts, The MCM x EXO-Line collection introduces a Portfolio Case featuring a top-zip closure for documents and technoluxe essentials uniting gadgets with ‘glam. The ex-clusive range also introduces a multipurpose card wallet, designed for structure, durability and style.
Crafted in a combination of cotton with spandex accents, the MCM x EXO-Line introduces a duo of ready-to-wear shirts, available in short vs long sleeve options.
The daring apparel is fitted with open-zipper detailing along the back sides for elegance with edge. Designed with the signature EXO X MCM iconography, the long-sleeved variation is embossed with the emblem on the sleeve, whilst the t-shirt design features an adaptation of the X, featuring an MCM diamond silhouette at the centre. From short-sleeve to long-sleeve styles the dynamic duo is weather proofed for winter & warm climates alike.
Getting a 'head' start on style, the MCM x EXO-Line cap is designed with a symmetrical patchwork construction in black matte cow leather. Featuring a visor on the frontage with an adjustable strap in the rear, the stylish cap debuts ahead of the game.
From laid back ‘luxe to rebellious, off-duty style, the MCM X EXO-Line collaboration purveys a sophisticated design narrative, designed for boldness in black. Inspired by attitude and adventure, the innovative collection infuses ingenuity with the imagination.
Visit exo.mcmworldwide.com for more info & stay tuned for more updates from the exosphere.