After working as a pattern maker at Yohji Yamamoto, designer Teppei Fujita started his own label, Sulvam, in 2013. The designer values reliability in his work over symbolism, striving to create a wearable, urban minimalist style of menswear that fuses a simple aesthetic with a complex cut. The brand’s distinctive debut collection earned Fujita the prestigious Tokyo Fashion Award for its playfully deconstructed and reimagined take on traditional men’s ready-to-wear.
The Sulvam tailored forms were punctuated by dissonant patches of fabric. The reversible gabardine suit with its sheer royal blue lining and frayed edges.