Get Gif-ted: Menswear, Paris AW15
Key looks from the essential collections, menswear, Paris AW15, paired with inspiration images, then gif-ted.
Possession and protection – Nazarlik kilim, The Exorcist film still, “Witches in the Air” by Goya, female fighting spirit statue from a Bizango vodou secret society, Cernunnos, Mexican milagros, H.R. Giger artwork.
WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK
Beautiful protest – FEMEN topless protest, antique military jacket with epaulets, ikat tapestries, “Twelve Fifteen” by David Hockney, “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak, “Christmas Tree” by Paul McCarthy.
Youth on a pedestal – le Baptême lab coats, “Select-O-Mat Corolla” by Peter Phillips, darned sweater, cut-off sleeves, gold medallions, pigeons in flight.
Primal deconstruction – desert sandstorm, “Tunic (folded)” by Diane Simpson, “Shooting Into the Corners” by Anish Kapoor, virtual monk robes, assless chaps, woven cocoons.
COMME DES GARCONS
Mood blue machismo – tattoo transfer wall from New York Adorned parlour, “Gravel Master” by Dan Rees, Dr. Lakra drawings, fake tattoo tights, gentleman’s safari suit, “This Other Mood” by Nick Mauss.