The Kenzo Chinese New Year capsule collection celebrates 2016 as the year of the monkey. The Parisian label is known for its playful streetwear staples and reinvents its iconic tiger and eye graphics with a number of festive accents.
Releasing a set of t-shirts and sweaters, the label celebrates the year of the monkey by spotlighting cultural design details. Standouts include red and gold thread accents and vivid embroidery details that add visual interest to each piece.
Notable pieces from the Kenzo Chinese New Year capsule collection include an all-seeing eye sweater with a gilded eye print that adorns its sleeves and a tiger-adorned top that combines the label's jungle-themed, ocular and typographic prints into one garment.
The Kenzo Chinese New Year Capsule Collection is Vibrantly Festive
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