A jarring clash of prints, bike shorts, and vintage-feeling denim, Martine Rose’s spring 2019 show, set outside in a quiet neighborhood in London, felt oddly poetic. Bringing life to ’80s and ’90s references, her discerning eye found a way to make them feel new and entirely covetable.
A new dawn at Louis Vuitton under the creative direction of Off-White’s Virgil Alboh marks a major shift in the luxury men’s market. Streetwear and high fashion converged over a rainbow runway lined with an ultraexclusive crowd of celebrities, including the likes of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. Accessories soon to skyrocket in price on eBay were aplenty, but the look that stood out was a classic camel leather trench that leads one to believe that luxury staples will still find their home among the hype.
Beneath the glowing backdrop of New York City’s skyline, Saint Laurent built a grandiose marble and chrome structure to showcase a slew of elaborate jackets, sequined disco trousers, and quite a lot of metallic body glitter when the finale of skinny boys lapped the runway. The headlining look was modeled by Paul Hameline, including the house’s new flared trouser, a provocative sheer blouse, and a retro leather jacket.