Aitor Throup Phases Performance For His ‘Trans-seasonal’ Collection
Excessive Concept: Aitor Throup is another designer looking for to upend the seasonal vogue show format. His presentation of what he called “trans-seasonal prototypes” Sunday evening was extra of a style efficiency.
Cue an eerie, suspenseful presentation referred to as “The Rite of Spring/Summer time/Autumn/Winter,” held in a deconsecrated church in Marylebone. There, a steel puppet was animated by a troupe of puppeteers who were all clad in white, and sporting white masks. Modeled on a solid of Throup’s body, the puppet was brought to life, paraded, exploded and seemingly resurrected in the course of the performance.
As for the clothes The puppet wore utility-influenced pieces, such as a flippantly padded nylon jacket, a papery parka, a dip-dyed hoodie, skinny combat pants and a brilliant white parka worn with a tulle underskirt.
Since graduating from London’s Royal School of Artwork with a master’s in men’s put on in 2004, the designer has directed music movies, and collaborated with Stone Island and Umbro on collections.
“I knew I wasn’t fascinated by trend, I knew I wasn’t excited about seasons,” Throup mentioned after the present. “I was interested in product design, product growth and that i knew I was good at telling stories. So I labored on being a storyteller.”
Throup noted that the one-off pieces — full with the puppets — would be bought as artwork works at London’s Dover Street Market from Tuesday, June 14 by way of to July 6. The designer mentioned that his intention was to “reimagine what men’s wear seems like.” Describing the designs stone island italy outlet on this presentation as “concept cars,” Throup said that he will manufacture a industrial collection based mostly on the designs, to launch for January 2017.