Balenciaga Adapted the Hat Style with a Strange and Luxurious Twist

By: Riley von Niessen - Oct 31, 2016
References: balenciaga & highsnobiety
The 'Resort 2017' collection from Balenciaga, a luxury brand that's based in Spain, updated its offerings with a rather unconventional inclusion -- complementing elaborate designer wear with casual dad caps.

The apparel that the hats are presented with vary throughout the lookbook, however it includes everything from bodysuits and pajamas to modest dresses and massively oversized leather jackets. What remains common in each image is the sense of contrast that the dad caps bring, helping the already unconventional outfits to stand out even more.

In addition to this, Balenciaga reinstates a sense of diversity and freedom by using male muses -- presenting the traditionally feminine pieces in a way that's more reflective of the changing gender dynamics in the industry.