“Lonesome No More!” is a superb, hopeful present title for these fortunate sufficient to see a lightweight on the finish of the pandemic tunnel. Canadian designer Joey Gollish’s spring assortment had a excessive feel-good quotient with its free, straightforward shapes, sunny colours and an attract that hovered someplace between a seaside occasion and a nightclub.
His present video depicted fashions strolling via a cool, deserted construction set with large audio system as day yielded to night. “All we want is a hooded shirt and an ecstasy psychosis,” was a snippet of lyrics that spoke to Gollish’s fascination with retro membership tradition, right here a reference to the acid-house explosion within the Nineteen Nineties, when Manchester’s The Hacienda was floor zero for that scene.
There was additionally a robust ’80s really feel to the dishevelled denims, demonstrative shirts and sloping, oversize knitwear. Gollish, who has a factor for circles, used lemons as a motif in lieu of smiley faces, a wink to the citrus that demonstrators used to neutralize tear fuel through the scholar protests in France in 1986 and 1987.
“Wearable rave clothing that feels elevated,” was how Gollish summed up his spring effort throughout a preview. “The reason that I focus so much on nightlife is that I think for a lot of people, going out is when you wear whatever you want to wear, and be whoever you want to be and act however you want to act. In a way, it’s the truest version of yourself.”
His video definitely captured that exhilarating feeling of heading out for an enormous evening, whereas the look guide revealed the intricate patchworking and dyeing methods that give his garments a nostalgic elan. Lead us to the rave, Mr. Saturday!