Aug 21, 2017 | By WGSN Insider
Paris: For his F/W 14 collection Raf Simons collaborated with artist and longtime associate, Sterling Ruby, who supposedly had a hand in every piece on the runway. Ruby’s hallmark serape stripes where there, in addition to a cavalcade of other wild prints. Digitally printed space motifs were prominent, as were other flyboy items, including bomber jackets, flight bags and Raf’s take on the bulbous, military “Mickey Mouse” boot. — Andrew Luecke
Key Items: Cropped bomber jacket / Space-dye patch crewneck / Single-breasted trench / Camouflage chore coat / Splatter jean / Slim trouser / Turtleneck sweater / Serape pea coat
Color: Black / Blaze orange / Racer red / Khaki / Sunflower / Camel / Royal blue / Purple / Lime / Bubblegum / Olive / Navy / Wine / White
Materials + Trim: Space-dye wool knits / Wool flannel / Technical nylon / Tonal tech piping / Chino / Denim / Cotton shirting
Print + Pattern: Digital space motif / Paint splatter / Serape stripe / Digital coccyx print / “Father” print / Camouflage
Accessories + Footwear: “Mickey Mouse” extreme cold weather boot / Flight bag / Attaché case
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