As streetwear evolves in new instructions, Children of the Discordance’s edgy assortment left one questioning if the subsequent Supreme would possibly hail from Japan.
The nation has lengthy been the hotbed of some cool streetwear manufacturers projecting their fascination for all issues Americana into retro-tinged collections. Children’s designer Hideaki Shikama excels at it, managing to mix totally different references into cohesive and neat lineups.
For spring, he as soon as once more reworked classic inspirations and materials into fascinating garments for at this time’s children, deploying outdated bandanas and scarves for patchwork parkas, roomy T-shirt and boxy shorts combos, and outsized shirts with matching bucket hats.
Applying the identical cut-and-sew aesthetic, he paid homage to his native nation, too, parading edgy unfastened T-shirts, straight-fit pants and shorts with unfinished hems bearing geometric motifs – all crafted from 50-year-old kimono textiles present in Hachioji, Japan.
The assortment was introduced through a five-minute video starring King of Swag, a collective of road performers, who danced into nature to the tune of “Don’t Trip” by Zacari.
As the music progressed, the dancers’ swagger, and the garments, made you need to be part of the crew.