New York, September 9, 2005
Tomer's clean and fluid menswear collection opened the new UPS Hub tent at Spring 2006 Fashion Week in Bryant Park. One of ten emerging designers chosen for the UPS Delivers Fashion's Future series of shows, Tomer featured classically elegant men's suits in shades of grey with contemporary accents of blue, green and black in luxe silks and knits. Standouts of the show included an of-the-moment tux look and a cropped Eisenhower-style jacket, a wearable alternative to the traditional sport coat. Quirky cropped trousers, some with buttoned bands like golf knickers, looked manly and fresh with casual tees. Paired with shirt and tie as a business look, they are not for the faint-hearted.
The Spring 2006 'Black Rain' collection is due to launch on the west coast in January. Inspired by the art of Kendo, the central image of the collection is a devoted Samurai practicing alone on a cold yet bright summer day.
'Tomer is founded on the core belief that when riding the line between art and function, every design has an obligation to serve its owner; providing not only uniqueness, but also confidence and comfort, " says the designer, Tomer Gendler. After completing his studies at the University of Texas and his travels to Milan the Israeli-born designer began his first menswear collection. Tomer is now in its fourth year, and has been the recipient of the Fashion Group International Rising Star Award.