When in May 1968 we could read on the walls of Paris
« Sous les pavés la page » (« Under the cobblestones the beach ») back then, it was an expression of a deep desire for freedom among young Parisians.
At GUNTHER, this same desire takes the shape of our first summer collection: we want to feel free in what we wear and free to wear what we want.
In this SS20 collection, Parisian chic blends with the relaxed seaside and our modern urban aesthetic mixes with the free spirit of travel.
Naomi Gunther revisits the classics of the men’s wardrobe and adds her « grain de sable » : the silhouettes are refined, worked on in details, colours are light, and shades are warm. For the designer, if elegance and know-how remain French, inspirations are more oriental.
Made in small Parisian ateliers, and using traditional techniques such as crochet and knitting, the SS20 collection once again seeks to adopt an eco-responsible and original approach: the new GUNTHER pieces are produced in limited series, in short circuits, and with noble and unique materials such as bamboo yarn or a fabric made from recycled plastic bottles.
The sea air of the French coast has mixed with the warm wind of an eastern desert to blow over the city and set down fine and soft sand. Dressed in GUNTHER, you can easily close your eyes and imagine under your bare feet the cobblestones and « ON THE COBBLESTONES, THE BEACH» :