Logo-mania Revival: The trend reappeared stronger
The pantaboots—fused leggings and stilettos— has been a surprise runaway seller
Gvasalia built on some of the foundations he’s laid down since placing an outsize Balenciaga logo on a stole in the first collection for Pre-Fall 2016.
An excellent attempt at re-chic-ing the mundane.
At times like this, when we’d all cry unless we laughed, Balenciaga’s absurd accessories are perfectly timed.
On a deeper level, there’s a slyly intelligent debate about fake-versus-real. The airport shop souvenir–inspired New York, London, Tokyo, and Hong Kong bags can be bought as, well, souvenirs only in those cities.
Style Revival with Helly Hansen–inspired padded coats
The pop of color in footwear complimented the fun and absurd accessory.
His silhouettes, even the slope-shouldered stance and the “real” look of the models, are much imitated high and low throughout fashion. The copier, copied. It’s one of the funniest things about fashion today.