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Rebellious youth on a pedestal at Raf Simons

Paris: Raf Simons showed his rebellious spirit once again. The result was a youthful collection that ticked all the right boxes – models walked on a raised catwalk sporting floor-length looks and graffiti-like drawings and slogans. The long and lean silhouettes nodded to the seventies – overlong gilets were presented with raw edges, shrunken intarsia knits came in bright hues of red, green and yellow, while white lab coats were covered in rebellious-filled artwork. Precise tailoring was interrupted on jackets by shredded cuffs and glossy outerwear injected a dose of futurism to the lineup. Trousers were a dream too – long tailored styles were flared and knitted trousers were updated with raw edges. An outstanding collection charged with melancholia, youth and charm. – Diego Sanchez

Theme: Rebellious youth on a pedestal

Key Items: Lab coats / Flared trousers / Raw-edged knitted trousers / Intarsia knits / Overlong gilets / Shrunken knits / Sleeveless knits / Glossy coats / High rollneck sweaters / Sleeveless coats / Moth-eaten sweaters

Color: White / Deep green / Camel / Bright yellow / Red / Brown / Dark blue / Grey

Materials + Trim: Tweed / Wool / Vinyl / Houndstooth / Camel hair / Gabardine / Felted wools / Jersey / Zippers / Raw edges

Print + Pattern: Graffiti / Slogans / Birds / Wallpaper prints

Accessories + Footwear: Oxford shoes / Leather bracelets / Toe cap sneakers

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