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LONDON FASHION WEEK MEN’S AW’19

3 months ago | BY Huma Hazarika Sharma

Fluid & theatrical

The 13th edition of London Fashion Week Men’s A/W 2019 had the theme of gender fluidity running through most shows, and while some were pretty out there and avant-garde, others were slightly more restrained in their interpretation of a gender-bender, while others remained heteronormative in nature.

ART SCHOOL
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Eden Loweth and Tom Barratt’s first-ever standalone showing was pretty much an extension of the school of style they themselves subscribe to – non-conforming and genderless, with models (not your run-of-the-mill kind) sashaying down the runway in croc-skin tube tops, fluid one-shoulder dresses and skirts of varying length.

LOVERBOY
1The punk, gender-fluid label heralded by Charles Jeffrey was as theatrical as ever, with his sheer dresses with almost macabre motifs on ‘em paired with fringed veils, models with their faces painted like mimes, and makeup, lots of it, and plaid of course. Comparisons to McQueen have pretty much been bang on.

CRAIG GREEN
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Ribbed ballooning pants, padded utilitarian jackets, and with interesting prop-like additions to his clothes, LCF grad, Green always has a surprise up his sleeve.

A COLD WALL*
13This former Virgil Abloh protege has been hailed for his futuristic take on men’s streetwear, even though he’s not a big fan of the term. Young Ross’s show was one of the most anticipated this time ’round,QASIMI
8Khalid Qasimi has fast gone on to become on of the most sought-after designers on the menswear scene in London, for his brilliantly thought of clothes that many everywhere would want to don, from his cazh hoodies to his utilitarian pants. His well-tailored overcoats and jackets clearly his masterpieces.

E TAUTZ
4Designer Patrick Grant’s E Tautz was as innovative as ever, with his oversized mufflers, easy jumpers, and well-tailored coats & overcoats worn over colourful corduroy pants.

STREET CRED: 9/10
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The fash frat was out in full-force on the London streets, some in tailored overcoats, and most in puffer jackets and in 90s-inspired sweatshirts and more.

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