One other males’s trend season in Europe performed out throughout digital channels, permitting designers to experiment with visuals and sound to assist inform their Fall/Winter 21-22 tales. Whereas some selected austere and pure settings to showcase their collections, others chosen digitized imagery to create their very own fantastical backdrop. Denim discovered a solution to reside in each realms.
Nods to workwear and out of doors attire had been discovered all through collections as extra shoppers contemplate qualities like the sturdiness and performance of the clothes they buy. South Korean males’s put on model Wooyoungmi up to date the basic denim work shirt with untraditional pocketing. Matching loose-fit denims featured a middle crease.
With a group that spanned ecru, black, mild and dark-wash denim, David Catalan gave a lesson in simplicity together with his matching workwear-inspired jackets and bottoms. Distinction stitching, barely worn edges and a few play on proportions—be it cropped or balloon-shaped legs—gave the denim a youthful vibe.
Perform was on the heart of Levi’s collaborator Heron Preston’s assortment. Puffer coats, sweats and fire-resistant shirts balanced the dishevelled proportions of denims with utility particulars like hammer loops. In the meantime, Isabel Marant made a powerful case for the denim jumpsuit—a key merchandise in girls’s that has but to switch to males’s.
Genderless model EgonLab positioned a powerful emphasis on flare denims in a group referred to as “Horror Story,” which was introduced in a 13-minute movie of the identical title. Basic jean jackets had been trimmed with metallic nail head studs—a trim that was additionally utilized by Dundas to decorate the strains of its Western denim shirting and on GmbH’s test shirting.
Assorted interpretations of Western trend had been present in a number of collections together with Wales Bonner, Louis Vuitton and Y/Project, which used metallic snaps to govern silhouettes and chaps to drive dwelling the story. The Glenn Martens-designed assortment additionally featured denims with cowboy boot embroidery. Bluemarble dabbled in distinctive front-yoke particulars and seams.
Twisted seams up to date Brunello Cucinelli’s basic denims. Ornamental stitching modernized Brioni’s jean jacket. Delicate rip-and-repair introduced a lived-in feel and look to Eleventy’s straight-fit denims.
In a group that included hoodies, trench coats and drapey pajama-style units, Dries Van Noten additionally included tried-and-true indigo items like a jean jacket (worn tucked into wool trousers) and high-waisted wide-leg denims that puddled over footwear. The material’s veiny floor mimicked the feel of among the nylon items within the assortment. The designer additionally performed with rust-colored finishes that gave the denim an eroded look.
Denims had been a preferred garment for designers with a brash design perspective for the season. Rick Owens included bleached-out denim items in a signature darkish and moody assortment. Denims and elongated denim jackets by Alyx shared the identical muddy, leather-like floor. Dhruv Kapoor’s bleach-splattered denims resulted in a daring distinction of white and vivid blue.
Extra was extra for Cool TM, which lined the gaping holes on its destroyed ’90s-style dishevelled denims with floral materials. Rhuded favored a ripped denims in a group that veered towards grunge. For Maison Mihara Yasuhiro, denim was a medium to experiment with deconstruction and off-kilter shapes.
Vetements embellished denim items with a black flame motif. The clothes sat alongside the model’s staple laser-printed emblem denim and extra-long and dishevelled silhouettes. Flame motifs had been present in Sankuanz’s dystopian assortment as properly, along with denim jackets and denims with streaky paint, inky splatter and harmful spikes.
Different designers utilized handcrafted methods to create a private and distinctive look to their denim. Basscoutur centered on patchwork constructions for its jackets and flare denims. Classic and deadstock materials add visible curiosity and texture to Youngsters of the Discordance’s denim clothes. Kidsuper created summary faces on denims by means of patchwork and collage methods.
Moschino, in the meantime, introduced totally painted denim items making really wearable items of artwork.