Fashion correspondent Tim Blanks called it "surreal assaults on menswear convention." He was describing the latest collection from
who has certainly become the maestro of runway theatrics.
If you're coming to be entertained, you got it.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
served as the inspiration for the line that featured fringe and pinstripe in an all male cast.
[At the surface] The collection appears insane. I don't think I'll get an argument from you on that. But you have to, absolutely must, dissect each look, piece by piece, to grasp an understanding of Browne's vision. An ascot here, a neck tie there, perfectly tailored (though unfinished) shirts, blazers and coats are hidden beneath layers of overlapping textile and pattern. Frankly, its about time menswear runway met the avant-garde. Its time that these shows became more conceptualized and less ready to wear. Imagination and creativity keeps everything fresh and the audience engaged.