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Y/Project Men's Spring 2019

Posted On: Jun 20, 2018   |   Posted By: WWD

Y/Project designer Glenn Martens may be a big fashion prize winner who counts superstars among his fans, but he has kept his sense of humor down to earth. The clothing, less so. Announcing the start of the show with yowling cat fight noises - the kind you hear in springtime - he managed to both amuse his audience and silence the cackling frogs in an outdoor pool next to the runway.
What came next was his latest experiment with volumes. Using classically tailored jackets, suit coats and sportswear as a base, he stretched layers of Lycra fabric across waists, collars, sleeves and chests, turning them into something altogether different.
“It's not about being beautiful, it's more about experimentation, to see how far we can go and what we can do, it's up to you to like it or not to like it but it's not a point of being something really commercial,” Martens said after the show. The designer has mostly racked up some weighty “likes” in recent seasons, winning the ANDAM prize last year and designing those boots...

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