Florentin Glémarec and Kévin Nompeix dreamed up a horror story for fall — one the place the protagonist is his or her personal assassin. The metaphor spoke to the younger genderless label’s discourse on shallowness, primarily based on the rising psychological well being points arising as a result of social isolation of repeated lockdowns and the truth that an increasing number of individuals are dwelling their lives by means of a misleading digital prisma.
That sense of hysteria and solitude was tangible of their 13-minute video brief, which they’re hoping to get launched in theaters in March, with viewers donating 5 euros or extra to nongovernmental organizations working to encourage self worth. There will even be a vinyl launch of music by the seven producers who labored on the soundtrack in a bid to assist out artists struggling to generate revenue within the present context.
Impressed by the horror motion pictures of the Eighties and ’90s — there have been reinterpretations of interval movie posters splashed on short-sleeved shirts — and the environment of “Twin Peaks,” the design duo liberally combined their genres. Tailor-made coats — in black, camel or blood purple — and quilted plaid shirts had been designed to envelope the physique like protecting armor, and had been layered with flared pants and pleated skirts that hung under the knee. Chunky knits featured graphics of cats, their hackles raised, whereas outsized jewellery resembled claws.
Now in its second season, the label’s collaboration with Sergio Tacchini featured parka-puffer jacket hybrids constituted of recycled yarns. There have been additionally sneakers created in collaboration with Asics and designer Michelle Coppola.
The label expanded its measurement vary for the season, Nompeix defined over the telephone, and launched a number of one-size-fits-all items, according to its inclusive agenda.