Virgil Abloh is unravelling the rules and regulations of Euro-centric, Western sartorial codes and questioning why we perceive people based on how they’re dressed. This season, for Abloh, is about creating a new vanguard – one that is bold, radical and inclusive.
And not in the fashion sense. These designs are The Real McCoy.
Referencing Dame Vivienne Westwood, New Order merchandise and copies of The Face from back in the day, 22-year-old designer Sam Nowell is all about the romantic nostalgia of 1980s and ’90s Britain.