Onitsuka Tiger A/W 2023 is all about the art of layering

A vast billboard, printed in the brand’s signature yellow and black, hung in the entranceway to the Onitsuka Tiger A/W 2023 demonstrate held in a Milanese gallery in the course of Milan Trend Week A/W 2023. It briefly elucidated the Japanese sportswear brand’s historical past, which commenced in 1949 with ‘the intent of revitalising the nation’s youth through the spirit of endeavour,’ as the signal examine, ‘creating the manufacturer, which completely captures the present day spirit of stamping particular person style above rigid guidelines, made Kihachiro Onitsuka a accurate visionary’.

The Italian designer Andrea Pompilio, who has preferred Milan to show his seasonal collections for the brand because 2021, encapsulates these founding rules with a honed vision that favours the development of a refined wardrobe for all facets of existence around more regular, emblem-hefty sportswear. Situation in position, the collection’s opening four looks, a collection of gently oversized tailoring and double-breasted overcoats, the perception of sportswear captured only in their perception of relieve (the men’s and women’s fits, for instance, experienced trousers cut with the expansiveness of sweat pants).