Loglines For Spring 2018 Menswear

It feels like forever since we’ve sat down to look at a few runways, right? Right. But, somehow, it’s already time for menswear to muse over Spring 2018. These are loglines for the season, quick reactions and takeaway from what we’ll be seeing everywhere very soon.

• Haider Ackermann: Pattern playing nineties lesbians.
• Y/Project: Oversized, bunched, and layered in Cuba.
• Walter Van Beirendonck: Venice Beach dude goes to the office made of Matisse cutouts ~*~OR~*~ Clowns with eating disorders trudge to working class jobs.
• Valentino: That Louis Vuitton collaboration with Supreme as dreamt by Raf Simons while in the Amazon.
• Lemaire: “Hello, yes, I am European Art Man. Yes, Perfume Genius is playing at this European Art Gallery this evening.”
• Balenciaga: Your dad is European and maybe an extra from The Lobster.
• Fendi: Zooming in and out of the Fendi logo really, really quickly after not eating lunch with your eyes crossed.
• Prada: Weird Al in UHF if he wore AMI and was into manga. (NOTE: This show is actually really, really cool. For Prada and for anyone else!)
• Versace: Church Of Esprit & Monochrome Mazes
• Dolce & Gabbanna: Fucking stupidly drunk with power and good for Raury for speaking out against their stupid #Boycott bullshit.
• Ermenegildo Zegna: Pretty muted.
• Off-White: Knitted billow clear gear.
• J.W. Anderson: Love wins the runway!
• Louis Vuitton: Wetsuit leather luxury.
• Rick Owens: The baggage and structure of maleness.
• Vivienne Westwood: Queer clowns washed ashore on rafts of playing cards.
• Topman Design: “I wish this were the new Blade Runner movie.”
• Craig Green: Cutout and quilted bondage.
• Martine Rose: Tucking my Ralph Lauren Polo™ fanny pack into my fanny pack into my pants.
• KTZ: Cybergoth military soda pop.
• Chalayan: Blue and bound.
• Astrid Andersen: The most delicate basketball boi.
• Charles Jeffery Loverboy: When you look like the funhouse, it’s time to go home.
• MAN: The hole-y trinity of pinks, clowns, and the kitchen sink.
• Wales Bonner: Streamlined suits, lanky and lean. (NOTE: I love this sow.)
• E. Tautz: Boys to men.
• Gosha Rubchinskiy: From the soccer field to the school yard, casual plaids to layers. (NOTE: I love this show too. His best work yet.)
• Oliver Spencer: Burnt plaid dad.
• Moschino: Viva Las Baegas
• AMI: Beachy boy, candy stripped lover.
• Issey Miyake: Beveled pebble wear.
• Tom Ford: Suited for Summer ~*~OR~*~ Mr. Turk
• 3.1 Phillip Lim: Speckled and striped.
• Ports 1961: Minority loving via Aztec African essentials. (NOTE: This collection is decent but a little ham fisted as it relates to politics.)
• Katie Eary: Butterfly babies from the future.

Keep an eye out next week for the moods of Spring 2018. Should be fun!

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