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Parnell, Auckland

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7 / 15 Faraday Street

Parnell, Auckland

New Zealand

Mon - Fri 10 - 5

Saturday 10 - 3

Sundays we are closed

ISBIM Art of Leisure
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ISBIM Art of Leisure

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Our last words describing ISBIM’s successful spring/summer collection, Faraday Season Three, was, “knowing this is only Season Three gives us much anticipation and hope for what is to come. Once again, ISBIM’s love letter to Parnell has definitely captured our hearts.” Just as so, whilst we all are going through draining near-three-months of national lockdown, ISBIM writes a hope letter for New Zealand (not only for Parnell this time but for Aotearoa). This very letter, titled ‘Art of Leisure,’ expresses their desire to help through creating a timeless & high-end loungewear collection that is tailored to peoples’ current daily needs; the need for multi-purpose garments that offer sophisticated looks while staying comfortable which is a key element of working at home era. With ‘work-from-home’ environment becoming our norm, ISBIM’s Art of Leisure redefines daily work attire through modern loungewear that focuses on wearability, comfort, and timelessness. The capsule collection introduces loungewear essentials, ranging from Classic Oversized T-shirt, Bell Bottom Lounge Pants, to Long Sleeve Maxi Dress. In addition, it features new relaxed signature silhouettes, muted color palettes, and special fabrications. Needless to say, it is ISBIM's new collection and we are excited showcase.
Let’s read their letter.

Oversized T-Shirt

(Charcoal, Marble Black, Pastel Pink, Tan)

With new classic silhouette, this oversized t-shirt might stay around for a while. The almost speckled-like fabrication, covetable relaxed fit with subtle ISBIM signature design detail (reverse seam running through the back), the Oversized T-Shirt contains every quality for a ‘wardrobe essential.’ They’ve definitely created a classic with this one. Literally throw it on with skirt, active shorts, or jeans, you can never go wrong with this. 

Pleated Active Shorts

(Charcoal, Marble Black, Pastel Pink, Tan)

The Pleated Active Shorts is paired with the Oversized T-Shirt (which shares the same fabric). The special fabrication consists of two layers, neoprene (outer) with cotton (inner) for maximum comfort with touch of luxury. The subtleness of long drawstrings and mid-thigh length balances just enough to compliment the fabric more. Say goodbye to denim shorts, because these will be your new shorts to lounge in, exercise, and go out in (styled with a oversized blazer of course). 

Bell Bottom Lounge Pants

(Charcoal & Tan)

The Bell Bottom Lounge Pants is paired with the Oversized T-Shirt (which shares the same fabric). The Bell Bottom Lounge Pants is one of ISBIM’s classic loungewear piece that has earned its' ‘wardrobe staple’ title by popular demands and fast sales. Debuting in the past several collections, the re-apperance of the bell bottom pants is something to have high anticipation for from the ‘Miracle fans.’ The return of the pants in two colors, charcoal grey and muted tan, might just be the best thing. Be quick, we will have limited stocks in Bara.

Oversized Crewneck and Hoodie

(Soft Grey, Pearl White, Sepia, & Coral Pink)

The Oversized Crewneck and Hoodie is paired with the Pleated Sweatpants (which shares the same fabric).
You can never have enough of oversized hoodies. Lend yours to a friend, borrow one from the other friend, and somehow its just gone; we’ve all been there and are guilty of this. However, ISBIM’s Oversized Hoodie is easy to style with like those other hoodies, but hard to lose or lend because you will never want to take it off. With almost-parachute-like body silhouette and naturally overlapping sleeves, the hoodie isn’t shy with its vibrant design details. It lets you know that it is a designer garment. However, the soft cotton wrapping your body reminds you that it is a cozy hoodie after all. At the end of the day, it’s not really a hoodie if you can’t lounge in it and feel cozy. Perfect balance.

Pleated Sweatpants

(Soft Grey, Pearl White, Sepia, & Coral Pink)

The muted pastel color palettes, and timeless shape rather sets the pants aside from logo manias. Seeing logos bombarding garments these days, it’s refreshing to finally see loungewear that talks through silhouette. The subtle drop crotch followed by relaxed legs that droop just enough to the ankle, expresses such covetable fit. With the top you woke up in, throw on a oversized blazer and a handbag with this pleated sweatpants for your effortless Saturday brunch look. Don’t forget pair of sunglasses to cover your ‘overslept-puffy-eyes.’ 

Fitted Dress - Sleeveless and Long Sleeve

(Light Heather Oat & Flint Grey)

Ladies, this is the one. The classic Maxi Dress will redefine your essential wardrobe staples. With focus on wearability, comfort, and timelessness; the maxi dress offer a sophisticated look while keeping to elasticated fits. The minimal signature design rather accentuates the natural silhouette of the dress in which making this garment more functional and suitable. It is set to be released in two neutral colors, flint grey and light heather oat. 
I know what I will be wearing for my next zoom meeting.

Two-Tone Tote Bag

(Scarlet Red/Off-White and Cyan Blue/Marble Black)

Having muted color palettes throughout the collection, the contrasting vivid colors from tote bag definitely adds the final 'cherry on top.’ Available in Scarlet Red/Off-White or Cyan Blue/Marble Black, the fabric and color choice really sets this tote bag apart. It’s not really a leisurewear collection unless you have a bag to carry the things you need to enjoy your time off right? Bag for your water bottle, book, wallet, and oversized hoodie? (make sure the hoodie is ISBIM’s so you don’t lose it)
At a period of time where the nation is in interminable lockdowns, ISBIM writes a letter to give hope through what they do best. The Art of Leisure loungewear capsule collection is devoted for the people in a ‘work-from-home’ lifestyle, to offer multitude of sophisticated looks whilst staying comfortable at home. Comprising of oversized t-shirt, pleated sweatpants, bell bottom lounge pants, to maxi fitted dress; the collection ranges in diverse categories. ISBIM’s reiteration of luxury loungewear might be an insinuation or a hint of them going back to their core values which focuses on wearability, quality and luxury. But what we do know for now is that their next collection will be worth waiting with high anticipations, whether it is another loungewear or Ready-To-Wear.