Loglines For The 2016 Spring Menswear Collections, Paris Edition

Hot on the heels of London, last week was the Parisian Men’s Fashion Week. A lot of big people showed (APC! Hood By Air! Thom Browne!) and it again appears that the world of menswear is expanding into bigger, better, and stranger territories. In case you haven’t checked them out or simple need a breezy annotation of the happenings, here are loglines for each show. Enjoy!

• Valentino: A Whitman’s Sampler of jackets and coats, with this one at the center
• Dries Van Notten: Marilyn Monroe fatigues
• Louis Vuitton: Marty from Grease‘s red “Korean” robe
• Rick Owens: Rodarte For Men
• Comme Des Garçons: Left Eye wears the wallpaper
• Raf Simons: A young Pyramid Head‘s clothing has shrunk
• Givenchy: Jesus Clipart
• Walter Van Beirendonck: “Grandma is quilting while drunk again.”
• Agnés B.: No sense nonsense
• A.P.C.: Cheetah prints and bug eyes
• Hood By Air: Butch baby queen
• Lanvin: Sexy eighties mobster
• No Editions: Pajamarama featuring uncomfortable sandals
• Paul Smith: Tilda Swinton
• Rynshu: Mouse from The Matrix but gay
• Saint Laurent: Kurt Cobain is dead, for fuck’s sake.
• Songzio: Haikus about a field, one for every season
• Thom Browne: Wear Your Japanese Tapestry To Work Day
• Junya Watanabe: Wear Your Vaguely Racist African Memorabilia To Work Day. Cringe.
• Umit Benan: “Hi, which way are signups for the fag army?”
• Y-3: Nightly Run Club
• Ami Alexandre Mattiussi: Sweatpants and blazers are not a thing outside of ivy league schools (but great denim washes)
• Balmain: Suede Safari featuring Tanned Man
• Dior Homme: Camo tennis club, eh
• Hermés: I feel asleep on a blanket of boring florals but at least I had on a nice sweater.
• Kenzo: Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert, out of drag but still in the desert
• Officine General: “Hello, I am European Man. This, friends, is Europe.”
• Sacai: “Beep, beep! Pull over, it’s the Pattern Police. Beeeeep!”
• Wooyoungmi: Silk bomber jackets

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