From childhood to adulthood, where memories and experiences of the inner child remain eternally present.
A new historical moment was brought in by American designer Colm Dillane of KidSuper, who debuted as the first designer to co-create and present the Men’s F/W23 Collection for Louis Vuitton. For this collection, Dillane was working with Abloh’s remaining studio team to reimagine classic menswear while retaining the artfully tailored sportswear, sweatshirts, and sneakers.
Imbued with the spirit of the inner child, the new men’s collection draws on themes inherent to the genetics of the Louis Vuitton men’s practice: formative development and the universal human experiences that unite us across geography and cultures. It is a deeply resonant story about growth, the connectivity is further explored through techniques, motifs, and silhouettes.
The overall creation revolves around the square and fluid lines – equally enthralling are the garments embellished with hand-drawn abstract checkered patterns. Additionally, attention-grabbing actions on the phrases the surreal messaging for the digital generation.
Models wearing mash-ups of classical cuts accompanied by swinging child-like paintings that further evolve into tracksuits and formal coats. Suits, bags, and several casual wears are composed of leather fragments and printed with scanned images of authentic letters written in the mother tongue by members of the studio, destined to be one of the highly sought-after collections.
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Above and beyond that, J-Hope, Jackson Wang, Kit Harrington, Desmond Tan, and more stars sat in the front row of the show. The runway show also featured a show-stopping performance by Spanish singer Rosalia with her innovative musical fusions and distinctive style.
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What actually connects the child to the adult? It is the memories and experiences of the inner child which eternally present. Based on the ideology of “growing up”, French filmmakers Michel and Olivier Gondry constructed a house in which a boy’s first stages of life unfold, culminating in adulthood. And that turned out to be the trope that was conjured up again in the set for this showroom in a house in which a child had grown up to be a man.
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