PARIS (AP) - Hip Croatia-born designer Damir Doma added some twists to his signature menswear silhouette of wide torsos and billowing pants for the spring-summer 2014 season.

PARIS (AP) Hip Croatia-born designer Damir Doma added some twists to his signature menswear silhouette of wide torsos and billowing pants for the spring-summer 2014 season.

Beginning with a series of sanitized white ensembles, a unique thick waist band recurred across the 30 looks at the show held in a Paris warehouse Saturday evening.

Sported either low on a jacket or at the top strip of high-waisted pants, the band cinched the midriff and produced a nice new silhouette.

There was some variation, too, in the colors.

Flashes of cobalt blue or what the program notes call "Yves Klein" worked well, especially on these high pants, in punctuating the intentionally monk-like palette of donkey brown and slate gray.

The blown up monochrome geometric patterns that looked a little like the Burberry motif worked less well, however.

But the show produced some great single pieces: Like a square shaped jacket with raglan sleeves that were subtly pleated to pump up the volume.

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