For Fall/Winter 2020, Off-White™ showcased slick knitwear and cut-out blazers, a thoughtful complement to the Spring/Summer 2020 “Meteor Shower” collection. However, all eyes were on the model’s feet, clad in bespoke Air Jordan 5 sneakers, creative director Virgil Abloh‘s latest Nike collaboration.
Dubbed “Tornado Warning,” Off-White™’s latest menswear range is rife with the label’s signature touches, including unmissable branding, slouchy suits and baggy denim. Bold patterns inform the latter two styles — still life illustrations of bottles and tire treads, respectively — though they certainly don’t detract from the chunky collaborative Air Jordan 5 sneakers below. Elsewhere, the Off-White™ design ethos is unified by cut-outs that appear on mostly-monochrome jackets, slacks and shirts alike — not only are they a nod to the “Meteor Shower” perforations, but they reference the holes that appear on Abloh’s “Efflorescence” furniture collection showcased at Galerie kreo.
Backstage, models showcased furry blue handbags — “Timeless Blue” fuzz is having a Fall 2020 moment — pleated trousers and intarsia-knit sweaters showcasing caution signs and Off-White™ logos. There’s plenty of bold accents seen throughout the collection: a blurry Mona Lisa appears on a tie, pleated hoodies and slacks sport iridescent sheen and metallic rose brooches lend the looks a delicate touch. There’s also a first look at new accessories, including woven leather handbags offset by paisley bandanas and a previously-unseen Off-White™ basketball sneaker, complete with medial side arrow logo.
Watch Off-White™’s FW20 “Tornado Warning” presentation below.
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