JW Anderson
By Lizzy Bowring

MAN/WOMAN London: Tired of the same old, JW Anderson stated backstage, “I feel like menswear has gotten to a point for me where it …

Jun 18, 2012
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London: Tired of the same old, JW Anderson stated backstage, “I feel like menswear has gotten to a point for me where it had to be thrown out the window and dragged back in.” The result was an oddly feminine Men’s collection comprised of a petit fours palette and Womenswear fabrics like sheer organza and taffeta. Matched sets were abundant, with pants baggy and oversized or tight and flared — which, when paired with a short-sleeve mock turtleneck, had a faintly 70s feel. Accessories also blurred gender lines: flatform loafers were cut into mules and black bandannas served as headscarves.Anna Jane Davis

Silhouette: Tight + Oversized

Color:  Black / White / Bubble Gum Pink / Soft Yellow / Camel / Red / Aqua

Key Items:  Mock turtleneck knit / Matched set / Flared pants / Asymmetric Coat

Materials: Fine knits — ribbed or flat / Suitings / Womenswear fabrics like taffeta and sheer organza / Burn-out chiffon

Print + Pattern: 19560s dancing bear graphics / Burn-out florals

Accessories + Footwear: Headscarves / Flatform loafer-mules / Wristlets / Top-handle satchels

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