Bassike Fashion for Women
Bassike has a knack for making wardrobe staples fresh and current using asymmetric cuts and subtle detailing. Cut from black crepe, this midi slip dress has adjustable rope shoulder straps so you can customize the drop. We like how the split sides mirror the sharp lines of the jagged hem.
Ever sighed when spotting 'smart casual' on an invite? Well, Bassike's blouse has you covered. Styled with track pants, it's perfect for brunch, and teamed with a midi skirt it's instantly smart enough for work events and weddings. It's cut from striped cotton and silk-blend with slightly puffed blouson sleeves and grosgrain ties at the back.
Bassike's relaxed pieces are designed with a focus on form and fit. This jumpsuit is made from cotton-blend drill in a low-waisted silhouette. It has a deep V-neckline and racer-back that can be adjusted to suit your height and frame. Wear it layered over a simple T-shirt.
Bassike's sweater is spun entirely from yak - it's warmer than merino wool and as soft as cashmere. It has a slouchy silhouette emphasized by cutout shoulders that give the sleeves a little more drop. Tuck yours loosely into kick-flares.
Bassike's silhouettes are all about ease and relaxed proportions. This top is cut from black silk crepe de chine and has a button-fastening turtleneck that you can style traditionally or draped open. The blouson sleeves enhance the billowy shape.
Bassike's sweatshirt is washed and roughly cutout for an authentic lived-in feel. Made from oatmeal cotton-blend with a soft looped backing, it has a slouchy cold-shoulder silhouette and flatlocked triangle insert at the front - a reworked feature from vintage collegiate sportswear.
Whether packing for a long-haul flight or running errands at the weekend, everyone needs a comfortable, oversized hooded top like this Bassike design. It's cut from fleece-backed cotton-jersey that's as soft and warm as you might expect. Try it with jeans or a pair of the brand's track pants.
Bassike's crepe top is woven with silk and softly washed to give it a light and fluid feel. It unbuttons at the funnel neck and shoulder so you can style it softly draped open. The slim cuffs emphasize the voluminous blouson sleeves.
Bassike's jeans have been made in a Japanese denim factory and wash house using methods handed down through generations. This "anti-fit" pair has an exaggerated dropped crotch with seaming along the inner thigh to add shape, and is tapered and cropped at the ankle. Style them as the name suggests - slung low on the hips.
Bassike's shirt has the cool oversized cut of one borrowed from the boys. Striped with beige, brown and white, this cotton and silk-blend piece has a lengthy shape and stiff, wide French cuffs. Although the styling options are endless, we like it with the collar open and slightly pinched at the back.
Bassike's jeans have been made in Japan - a country celebrated for its denim. Dyed a dark-gray then washed for an almost bleached effect, this "anti-fit" pair has a dropped crotch and is detailed with patch pockets at the back that are set low to add to its slouchy shape. Wear yours with a tee tucked in.
Bassike's blush culottes are made from shape-holding stretch-twill. This clean-lined pair is tailored in a low-waisted silhouette and finishes at a flattering point just above the ankle. Wear yours with sneakers on casual days, switching to sandals for dinner dates.
Bassike's commitment to sustainable textiles and manufacturing has raised industry standards, and this skirt shows that these efforts don't have to compromise on style. A deconstructed take on utility dressing, this piece is made from cotton-drill and has a paperbag waist and asymmetric folds at the hem. If you're tentative about the sculptural shape, don't be - it looks just as good worn with a simple tee and slides as it does with something more directional.
Style icons around the world love Bassike's designs - Sarah Jessica Parker and Charlotte Gainsbourg are fans. Part of the Pre-Fall '17 collection, this top is cut from striped crepe that's lightly washed and woven with silk for softness. It has a turtleneck that can be unbuttoned at the shoulder and is finished with blouson sleeves.
jersey, no appliqués, solid colour, v-neckline, short sleeves, no pockets, side slit hemline
"We felt there was a gap in the market for everyday, luxurious basics. Soon after, Bassike was born, " says co-founder Mary Lou Ryan. Made from fluid black silk-satin, this camisole is cut for a slightly loose fit and is suspended from slim straps. Wear it solo or layered over a tee.
Bassike's founders Deborah Sams and Mary Lou Ryan apply the same effortless, laid-back approach to styling tricks as they do to design - their artikle. blog features a guide to shirting that includes tips on mastering the classic sleeve roll and the half tuck, both which can be applied to this oversized white shirt. This collarless piece is made from Japanese cotton with a curved hem that falls past the hips. It has wide cuffs that envelop your hands.
Bassike's black culottes are cut from Italian stretch-twill in a cropped, exaggerated wide-leg shape that sways as you walk. We immediately noticed how well finished they are on the inside - the internal waistband is made from crisp white cotton-toile so that they sit comfortably in place. This pair is meant to feel relaxed and breezy, so wear them with slides or slippers.
When we asked Bassike's co-founder Mary Lou Ryan how she would describe Australian fashion culture, she said, "in one word, relaxed." Capturing this notion, these dropped-crotch pants are made from mushroom cotton-drill and have an elasticated drawstring waistband for a flexible fit. Pair them with slides off-duty.
Bassike designs comfortable essentials you'll never want to take off. Made from the label's signature organic cotton, this striped T-shirt is cut for a relaxed fit with just the right amount of slouch. Wear it with jeans or as a balance to directional skirts and pants. - Black and white organic cotton - Slips on - 100% organic cotton - Machine wash