References to rave parties, to Gabber and Candy-Boys like so many glimpses of teenage years. A jacket fitted close to the body, hand-stitching worked inside-out, leather gloves in homage to Monsieur Dior.
“Among the multiple and sometimes paradoxical inspirations in my latest collection, the gabber scene is one of the subcultures that I wanted to highlight. It’s a hardcore culture that is built around techno music and dancing at rave parties. It is a highly physical dance, involving very rapid responses to saturated bass rhythms. The lower half of the body is moving, sometimes quite frenetically, while the top half remains more controlled, echoing those looks in the collection in which loose pants are worn with more fitted jackets.” – Kris van Assche
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