The polo shirt, with its strict scheme of short sleeves, buttoned closure and open collar, is
juxtaposed with a selection of surreal cubist portraits, themselves oftentimes burlesque
assemblages of organic fragments.
The archetypical polo shirt meets cubism.
A surreal merger of sculpture and clothing
Viktor&Rolf — Haute Couture — Paris
While the collection’s graphic and geometric volumes suggest a sculptor's hand working
a 3-dimensional material, all garments are expertly executed in fabric: a pristine white
technical piqué with a magnified eyelet structure. Seemingly unfinished hems, primitive
volumes and mismatched parts generate a spontaneous, thrown-together look. The effect
of rapid improvisation is deceptive however: every seemingly random cut, blotch or chip is
meticulously hand finished.
The collection consisting of a series of form studies where clothing and sculptural elements interact with an increasing degree of complexity
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