Xénia Laffely introduces us her graduate collection “You won’t have any other icon than me and you’ll eat your father”.
Bearded faces. The father in classic suits and the religious man in ceremonial dress. They have haunted me through the process of this collection. I borrowed some attributes of each one, to build on their ashes a third figure ; my own icon, the unworthy son, rebellious, flamboyant. The witness of my emancipation.
I designed him a new skin, the beards have become prints, interspersed with embroidery of or- thodox cassocks and woolen masculine suits. Then cut along the lines of classical suits. And I colored the scarves, leggings and jackets with Stabilo, to bring him to life. A graphic and sentimental character, wacky and unpredictable appeared. My own icon
This collection is a seamless continuation of avaf’s application of cultural references and artifacts as participants in their work, and is the most vivid adaptation of the Finnish artist’s drawings to date, set to add a “multisensory splash and color overdrive” to the rainbow of Tom’s Men.
The Wood Wood new Denim collection, which consists of jeans, denim jackets, denim shirts and a few additional styles, is characterized by a simple contemporary look with emphasis on superior fit and quality.
Harold Vente at Elite Paris photographed by Tomas Dikk and styled by Stefanie Hille with pieces from Vetements, Gosha Rubchinskiy, Damir Doma, Acne Studios and more, in exclusive for Fucking Young! Online.
Luca, Corné and T.R. at Alphamale Model Management photographed by Boris Postma and styled by Mark Stadman with pieces from Maison the Faux, AMATØR, Liselore Frown, Calvin Klein, Nike and more, in exclusive for Fucking Young! Online.
Cover story art directed by Nicola Formichetti with actor and singer Olly Alexander, an openly gay singer who doesn’t use ambiguity in his lyrics to make him pass for straight, in order to entice a legion of screaming girls. FY! also analyse various points of view of what an outsider is through editorials, texts and interviews with among others Ahmed Abdelrahman, Demna Gvasalia and Henrik Silvius.