• Chalayan Men's Fall 2019

    13 days ago - By WWD

    Exploring the idea of escapism and transporting the body to new places, Hussein Chalayan came up with an elegant collection filled with origami-style folds, drapes, cutouts and pops of neon color.
    He took inspiration from the great outdoors, and from sports such as skiing and horseback riding, working them into classic sartorial shapes.
    There were short, sleeveless vests layered over topcoats with big, quilted or origami-style folded patch pockets and drapey, cutout trousers worn with knee-high rubber boots. Neon printed and micro-check puffer-style jackets with folds at the front should...
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  • Qasimi Men's Fall 2019

    13 days ago - By WWD

    Played out on a set three levels underground, Khalid Qasimi showed a collection that had toughened up since last season while still retaining his signature romantic optimism.
    “It's today's vision of what's going to happen next because we're all questioning what will happen next,” said Qasimi. “None of us know what will happen next socially, culturally.”
    He sent his urban nomads on an exploratory trip to the near future, where they were turned out in boxy shirts, rounded bomber jackets, cargo pants and some gorgeous coats in olive, navy and plum cashmere wool.
    The notion of protection, an...
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  • Wood Wood Men's Fall 2019

    13 days ago - By WWD

    Danish label Wood Wood took the sportswear route for fall, by way of the Alps.
    Dubbed “Come Down Easy,” the collection was filled with skiing references, from the puffer jackets to camouflage track suits, jersey tops inspired by skiing underwear and roomy intarsia knits that referenced “Scandinavian folklore.”
    Shirts and midi dresses featuring prints of old-school patches with images from various ski resorts had a charming, nostalgic feel.
    There were pieces that ensured the range was city-appropriate too, as in corduroy dresses for women and pea coats or bright red shirts for men.
    The...
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  • Kent & Curwen Men's Fall 2019

    13 days ago - By WWD

    This collection has been evolving rapidly - and in multiple directions - under creative director Daniel Kearns, who has a knack for balancing the sporty with the sophisticated. For fall, he took the collection into more sartorial territory - and sent out female models for the first time - in a show that took place at an Arts and Crafts mansion overlooking the Thames.
    Kearns described his collection as “sartorial streetwear,” and said he looked to the male and female co-founders, Eric Kent and Dorothy Curwen, who founded Kent & Curwen in 1926, as his muses. His aim, he said, was to make the...
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