NYFW : Thom Browne SS13
Thom Brown, a Blogue favorite knocked our socks off with this over the top yet very tailored collection. Style.com said: There was madness afoot in the New York Public Library today: hypno-wheels and crazy mirrors, male mannequins made up as the 1931 version of Dr. Frankenstein, ballerinas spinning like music-box dancers to Krzysztof Penderecki, whose avant-garde atonality soundtracked classic creepshows The Exorcist and The Shining. Sound like a Thom Browne show? Why, you’re absolutely right. But, for the very first time, Browne made the method in his madness perfectly clear when he owned up to an influence. It’s something he’s always shied away from in the past, allowing commentators to project their own bemused interpretations onto his elaborate fashion fantasias. Today, however, Browne name-checked Oskar Schlemmer, the German artist who worked under the umbrella of the Bauhaus. See the whole collection after the jump….