Y/Project RTW Fall 2018 – WWD

March 4, 2018 - fall Denim



The Paris conform attention is inspired for a subsequent large thing, and judging from his oversubscribed tumble show, Glenn Martens’ Y/Project is on many people’s brief list.

Martens has been igniting a internal stage with his witty proceed to women’s wear, innate out of what was primarily a men’s wear-only label, after a owner Yohan Serfaty died in 2013. Items like super slouchy denim boots and oversize turn pearl earrings have won him fans including Beyoncé and Rihanna.

Since Y/Project won a ANDAM Grand Prize final year, a spotlight on a code has grown some-more intense. Could it be a subsequent Vetements? Certainly, Martens has a same gusto for hybrid garments and oversize volumes as Demna Gvasalia, who was a few years above him during Antwerp’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts.









His combined ingredient? A tongue-in-cheek amusement that lent his show, hold during a Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, a campy appeal. Consider a high-heeled versions of a thigh-high Ugg boots he debuted during his men’s uncover in January, or a corduroy pants with a burlesque-style festooned fig root over a crotch.

The engineer worked a fringed screen into a spiraling pencil skirt, surfaced with reams of loosely draped lilac taffeta, and spliced strips of feign fur into an oversize stole, draped over a arm of a black quilted nylon trenchcoat.

Among a equipment he fused together in becloud constructions were raincoats, sweaters and silky robes that sprouted in mille-feuille layers. Other standouts enclosed acid-wash jeans with a stacked, multitiered hem, and a hang dress that spilled a billowing silky lining.

“There’s a small bit reduction sportswear, though globally, we still have all a categories of a kind of lady we love: there’s a voluptuous vibe, there’s a worldly vibe, there’s a bit some-more of a tacky vibe, a diva vibe — all a kinds of women are there,” Martens pronounced backstage after a show.

The code has been regulating a ANDAM esteem income to strengthen a prolongation and accelerate a deliveries. As partial of a award, Martens is being mentored by Francesca Bellettini, the arch executive officer who has directed revenues during Yves Saint Laurent past a 1.5 billion euro mark. The throng was rooting for his propitious strain to continue.

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