Dark Style Roundup LCM AW16 Day 3
January 11, 2016
Belstaff produced perhaps what is our favourite collection yet for AW16. A traverse from the usual biker garments, to a more mountaineering and ski style collection looked absolutely incredible. We loved the predominantly black aesthetic, with plenty of attitude. As with all Belstaff presentations, the production was second to none, with the old vic tunnels being made into a snow-cast mountainous region to coincide with the collection ‘Heading North’.
KTZ always produces some of the best in dark style. For AW16 we saw a colour palette of black, white and red. The three primary colours that make up that genre. We especially liked the lettering detailing and the continuation of stripes throughout the collection. Layering again made it to the runway, something that always looks good in the dark aesthetic.
A week of dark style roundups could never be complete without McQueen. After all, Lee was the master of the malevolent. For AW16 his successors created a refined and tailored collection that once again turned to the butterfly motif. It was beautiful, dark and concise. Perfect.