Inspired by the time spent in America, Daniel Palillo’s spring 2012 collection draws from the anarchy of the designer’s teenage music heroes, while painting a portrait of his everyday lived experiences: Saturday evening soccer matches, Sunday morning cartoons, etc.
In a world of his own, Palillo has a penchant for the monstrous and the symbolic. Staying inside his signature aesthetic – where enormous proportions meet three-dimensional structures and morbid graphics – the new designs take the trademark patchworks and cutouts on another level, stretching in both shape and size. And nevermind the introduction of basic colours the black humour remains.
Last night at Pier 36 in New York, dancers, beatboxers, whistlers and musicians came together to celebrate the runway debut of KENZO x H&M with a spectacular show directed by fashion legend Jean-Paul Goude.