For the Autumn/Winter 2022 season, Bally returns ideas of timeless design while pushing boundaries through intelligent craftsmanship, evolving the modern wardrobe.
The hand, literally and figuratively, is at the centre of the experience, expressed through legacy artisanship and natural materials. Echoed across a tactile journey, supple leather ready-to-wear commingles with woven and crocheted accessories, sensual bombé-edged footwear, ribbed suede accents and soft haircalf styles.
Recalling the brand’s Swiss origins, references to architecture and graphic design are articulated through origami-like structural handbags and curved, block-heels. Bally’s roots in the mountains are further honoured by an organic palette including bone, fossil, tide and midnight. A play on the environment’s chromatic elegance, a new Alpine camouflage debuts, revealing a disguised dialogue among the shapes of nature.
Creating a sense of intimacy and oneness irrespective of surroundings, the A/W 2022 collection mirrors a personal approach to belonging, a transitory passage into a sharp, sartorial world where sentiment and comfort are of primary essence.
A BETTER FUTURE
Bally’s commitment to sustainability is further interwoven throughout the A/W 2022 collection, continuing to preserve craft traditions while embracing innovation and eco-friendly processes, materials and techniques.
100% post-consumer recycled nylon from plastic waste and PET bottles are GRS-certified and fashioned into key accessories in the season’s Alpine camo.
Shoes, Bally’s primary product category, boastfully recycled linings and sourced leathers certified by the Leather Working Group or the International Organization for Standardization (ISO 14001).
The Mythos line of men’s bags is made of recycled leather, while TPU continues to replace the use of PVC.
Ready-to-wear also incorporates repurposed elements, with recycled nylon twills, woven jacquard and deadstock fabric.
Organic cotton jerseys also feature, with 100% traceable men’s and women’s knitwear Made in Italy, certified by the Italian Chamber of Commerce’s traceability system, known as TF (Traceability & Fashion), to ensure provenance and origin.
The heroic Valais presents in new, inspired iterations, from Alpine camo soft haircalf styles to hiking-inspired Wallabee shoes, formal streamlined combat boots, and sportier hybrid suede, recycled mesh sneakers with Bally Stripe insoles; smooth calfskin and rubberized leather shoes highlight a higher level of craft complexity.
Oxford shoes are streamlined with Norwegian construction and leather-injected soles. The new Holden sneaker further features a chunky sole and Bally Wing motif in mixed materials, from suede to laminated leather and nylon, purposefully combining past and present. All sneaker linings are GRS-certified and made from recycled plastic bottles, while leather is sourced from tanneries certified by the Leather Working Group or ISO.
Vegetable-tanned leather Cliff holdalls feature elegant woven details mimicking the iconic silhouette of the Bally Stripe, demonstrating excellence in craft. Brave soft nylon duffles in dusty whites and black, made of 100% pre-consumer, GRS-certified yarns, showcase multi-functional designs and metallic hardware and zips for versatile wear. Breeze backpacks in soft-padded Nappa leather are accented with quilted details, while the formal Scribe range, from weekenders to cross-body bags, evolves for the new season with metallic elements and multi-functional design.
Drawing from the season’s theme of timelessness and comfort, destructured wool jersey blazers and trousers are designed for a relaxed fit. Tonal leather details are juxtaposed with cashmere crewnecks and coats, and soft-padded leather scarves and outerwear.
Denim-effect cotton wool coats with contrast Heritage Red lining are paired alongside leather-crafted, straight-leg trousers. The wool jersey brings a soft, utilitarian comfort in hemp-coloured jacket and wide-leg trousers, worn with zip-up cotton sweatshirts. Shearling jackets in Oceania boast a Nappa finishing effect inside. Loose-fitting wool shirts and fabric trousers signal ease, while eco-nylon Alpine camo bombers and cargo trousers create a uniform head-to-toe look; an eco-padded leather parka sees a detachable, tonal shearling vest.
TEXTURES & MATERIALS
Expertly crafted leather looks feature supple grains for a smooth hand-feel, with soft-padded leather overcoats, quilted shoes and accessories. Light, ribbed knits and wool jerseys provide an airy contrast to structural, leather-bonded shapes, alongside sturdy, recycled nylons, denim-effect cotton, cashmere and traceable wool knits Made in Italy.
For A/W 2022, colourways are inspired by nature, including signature neutrals like bone, hemp, dusty whites and midnight. Bolder shades bring the season’s palette to completion with Heritage Red accents, Oceania and Octanium blues, pale fossil and dark mineral.