Menswear - Autumn 2019
19 January 2019
With art as a key thread, Kim Jones is making a new man at Dior.
Dries Van Noten
The collection felt a little over-familiar — a statement that was strong without being particularly bold, minus the arcana that has always been his special spice.
18 January 2019
As much as lust, vice and Larry LeGaspi have worked their dissolute magic on the designer, here he acknowledged that with age has come responsibility.
There was a pleasing randomness to it all, like the people wearing the clothes were aware of civilization only in the most random way. It was Anderson to a T — and he did himself proud.
Pierpaolo Piccioli, one of the most interesting designers in fashion at the moment, delivered the kind of hybrid design which embodies fashion’s enduringly mysterious appeal.
The designer’s second presentation for the French megabrand was a carefully considered, Michael Jackson-inspired powerhouse, built layer upon layer with the kind of shameless manipulation that characterizes the greatest showmen.
17 January 2019
Of course there had to be sportswear, but the real action was in the elongated, elegant tailoring that created a flamboyant, louche and a bit rebellious character Clare Waight Keller will surely build on.
He made a very clear statement about the Raf-ness of Simons, distilling all the elements — the fashion influences, the private passions — that have shaped and driven him for the near-quarter century he’s been in fashion.
15 January 2019
Silvia Venturini Fendi took inspiration from Karl Lagerfeld's status as a suited icon, reflected in the unusual amount of black, the careful attention to shirt collars and the sportier pieces shot with metallic thread.
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