Aitor Throup Stages Efficiency For His ‘Trans-seasonal’ Assortment
Excessive Concept: Aitor Throup is one other designer in search of to upend the seasonal style present format. His presentation of what he called “trans-seasonal prototypes” Sunday night time was more of a trend performance.
Cue an eerie, suspenseful presentation called “The Rite of Spring/Summer time/Autumn/Winter,” held in a deconsecrated church in Marylebone. There, a steel puppet was animated by a troupe of puppeteers who had been all clad in white, and sporting white masks. Modeled on a solid of Throup’s physique, the puppet was brought to life, paraded, exploded and seemingly resurrected within the course of the performance.
As for the clothes The puppet wore utility-influenced pieces, reminiscent of a evenly padded nylon jacket, a papery parka, a dip-dyed hoodie, skinny fight pants and a stone island fashion brilliant white parka worn with a tulle underskirt.
Since graduating from London’s Royal College of Artwork with a master’s in men’s put on in 2004, the designer has directed music movies, and collaborated with Stone Island and Umbro on stone island fashion collections.
“I knew I wasn’t concerned with vogue, I knew I wasn’t inquisitive about seasons,” Throup mentioned after the present. “I was all in favour of product design, product improvement and i knew I was good at telling tales. So I worked on being a storyteller.”
Throup noted that the one-off pieces — full with the puppets — could be sold as artwork works at London’s Dover Road Market from Tuesday, June 14 by means of to July 6. The designer said that his intention was to “reimagine what men’s wear seems to be like.” Describing the designs on this presentation as “concept vehicles,” Throup stated that he will manufacture a industrial collection based on the designs, to launch for January 2017.