Jonathan Anderson headed to Milan Fashion Week Men’s to showcase the Fall/Winter 2023 Menswear and Pre-Fall 2023 Womenswear collections from his namesake label, JW Anderson. The designer, whose upcoming menswear collection will be exhibited in the Italian fashion capital, brings surrealism to the catwalk, referencing his past, including his collection in 2013. I was.
A few weeks before the show, the designer deleted the label’s Instagram account and uploaded an image of a tub of petroleum jelly and a playful frog-shaped slide that later debuted on stage. It started with a male model wearing nothing but briefs with colored ankle boots while holding. She was strutting in a T-shirt with a comfortable pillow.The look was paired with a surrealist tomato painted across the model’s body.
Looking back at her 2013 runway collection, Anderson added ruffled shorts to the mix, updated with leather. The details were used on strapless dresses and leather coats.
As heralded before the show, the highlight was a frog-shaped slide created in collaboration with Wellipette. Accessories also include a surrealist frog-shaped clutch, much like designer viral Pigeon his clutch his bag. The briefs and tank top were trimmed in shearling and accompanied by mismatched ankle boots in contrasting colors. The collection was completed with her SIM card in leather and plastic, which doubles as an invitation to the show.
“It’s a very raw state of mind. That’s what I was looking for in this collection. A sweater is a sweater, trousers are trousers, a jacket is a jacket. There’s no overexplaining the look,” Anderson said. Said. Collection. “I liked the idea of seeing the subversion, especially in London, especially when he was in the ’70s and his ’80s. [Vivienne] Westwood … I don’t think we should be afraid of capsizing. I think of it as ownership rather than shame. ”
Creative goes on to say about Frog Clogs: [work together]Something about them reminds me of my childhood. They were my “trainers” when I was a kid. It’s the only surrealist moment in the collection, and it’s ultimately like a cassette player. It’s a design icon, you can find it in design museums and all kinds of institutions, and I think it stands for something. They were worn in better times with our royal family. ”
See the full range in the gallery above and view the presentation below.
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